Isely Family History

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Isely Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Eisele.

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


Similar surnames: Iseli, Iselin, Isley, Gisel, Sell, Hinely, Idell, Asel, Feely, Nisly

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Isely Family Origin

Where is the Isely family from?

Isely Family Occupations

What did your Isely ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Isely family was Field Hand. The most common Isely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Isely's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Isely.

View Census data for Isely | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Field Hand

    5%

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

Isely Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Isely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Isely 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 Isely. 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 Isely. For the veterans among your Isely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Isely Life Expectancy

What is the average Isely lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Isely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Isely in 1956 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Isely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Isely 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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