Herley Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Herley Name Meaning

(County Cork): variant of Herlihy. (Ulster): variant of Harley.

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


Similar surnames: Kerley, Hurley, Hedley, Hersey, Wherley, Verley, Harley, Berley

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Herley Family Origin

Where is the Herley family from?

Herley Family Occupations

What did your Herley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herley occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Herley's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herley. A less common occupation for the Herley family was Keeping House.

View Census data for Herley | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Herley Historical Records

What Herley family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Herley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Herley. 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.

View all Herley immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Herley military records

You've only scratched the surface of Herley family history.

Herley Life Expectancy

What is the average Herley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Herley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Herley in 1961 was 51, and 102 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herley 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.

Famous Herley Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name