Kelley Family History

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Kelley Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Kelly.

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


Similar surnames: Kealey, Keeley, Keller, Kellem, Kenley, Selley, Jelley, Melley

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Kelley Family Origin

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Kelley Family Occupations

What did your Kelley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kelley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kelley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kelley family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelley.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    2%

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

Kelley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kelley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Kelley Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Kelley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kelley in 1940 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelley 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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