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Lolley Name Meaning

English: unexplained. In some cases, probably an altered form of Irish Lally (see Mullally). This name occurs chiefly in AL.

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


Similar surnames: Tolley, Lalley, Folley, Holley, Colley, Nolley, Holly, Lobley, Loxley

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Where is the Lolley family from?

You can see how Lolley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lolley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lolley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Lolley families living in Alabama. This was about 67% of all the recorded Lolley's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Lolley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lolley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lolley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lolley. 35% of Lolley men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Lolley women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lolley were Farm Laborer and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Seamstress
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housework
    16%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lolley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lolley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 395 immigration records available for the last name Lolley. 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 Cards

There are 765 military records available for the last name Lolley. For the veterans among your Lolley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lolley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lolley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lolley in 1956 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

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