Kirley Family History

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Kirley Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Curley (see McCurley).

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

Similar surnames: Kerley, Killey, Hilley, Riley, Birney, Curley, Tiley, Kiley, Kirkey

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Kirley Family Origin

Where is the Kirley family from?

Kirley Family Occupations

What did your Kirley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirley. A less common occupation for the Kirley family was Baker. The most common Kirley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Kirley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Kirley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Kirley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kirley. 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 923 military records available for the last name Kirley. For the veterans among your Kirley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirley Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kirley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kirley in 1962 was 60, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirley 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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