Graley Family History

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Graley Name Meaning

English: variant of Greeley. Possibly an Americanized form of German Greulich.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gramley, Gravley, Graney, Fraley, Gurley, Gales, Rabey, Raley, Gracey

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Graley Family Origin

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Graley Family Occupations

What did your Graley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graley. A less common occupation for the Graley family was Boat Man. The most common Graley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Graley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Boat Man

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Graley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Graley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Graley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Graley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Graley. For the veterans among your Graley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graley Life Expectancy

What is the average Graley lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Graley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Graley in 1960 was 55, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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