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Kerley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Swiss Kehrli or Kerle, a variant of Kerl. Irish: variant spelling of Curley (see McCurley).

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


Similar surnames: Kealey, Keeley, Kirley, Berley, Werley, Kelley, Perley, Remley

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Kerley Family Origin

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Kerley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeps House

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerley. A less common occupation for the Kerley family was Keeps House. The most common Kerley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Kerley's were Farmers.

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Kerley Historical Records

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Kerley Life Expectancy

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