Jelley Family History

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Jelley Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: Anglicized form of French Giles. This is believed to be a Huguenot name.

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


Similar surnames: Jelle, Melley, Kelley, Galley, Alley, Elley, Selley, Verley, Fenley

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Jelley Family Origin

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Jelley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Ship Carpenter

    7%
  • Atty. At Law

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jelley family was Atty. At Law. The most common Jelley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Jelley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jelley.

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Jelley Historical Records

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Jelley Life Expectancy

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