Jolley Family History

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Jolley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jolly.

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


Similar surnames: Colley, Rolley, Polley, Olley, Tolley, Dolley, Otley, Tilley, Willey

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Jolley Family Origin

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Jolley Family Occupations

What did your Jolley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jolley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Jolley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jolley family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jolley.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Jolley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jolley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jolley 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 Jolley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jolley. 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 Jolley. For the veterans among your Jolley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jolley Life Expectancy

What is the average Jolley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jolley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jolley in 1944 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jolley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jolley 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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