Kearley Family History

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Kearley Name Meaning

English (mainly Dorset and Hampshire): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Curley.

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


Similar surnames: Kerley, Earley, Keatley, Kealey, Kearbey, Keigley, Headley, Harley

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Kearley Family Origin

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Kearley Family Occupations

What did your Kearley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kearley. The most common Kearley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kearley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kearley family was Druggist.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Druggist

    4%

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

Kearley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kearley Life Expectancy

What is the average Kearley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kearley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kearley in 1944 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kearley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kearley 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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