Iley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Illey in Worcestershire or from Brent or Monks Eleigh in Suffolk; the first is probably named with an Old English personal name Illa + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’; the two last are from an unattested Old English personal name Illa + leah. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Ille or Illig.

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

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Iley Family Origin

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Iley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Miner

    11%

In 1880, the most common Iley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Iley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Iley family was Miner. Farmer, Coal Miner and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Iley.

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Iley Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Iley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Iley in 1962 was 90, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Iley

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