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Where is the Golly family from?
You can see how Golly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Golly family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Golly families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Golly families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Golly's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Golly families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Golly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Golly. 27% of Golly men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Golly women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Golly were Proprietor and Maid.