Mailey Family History

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Mailey Name Meaning

English: probably of Norman origin, a habitational name from any of the places in northern France called Mailly.

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


Similar surnames: Manley, Marley, Matley, Ailey, Bailey, Hailey, Gailey, Mailer, Hatley

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Mailey Family Origin

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Mailey Family Occupations

What did your Mailey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mailey family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mailey. The most common Mailey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Mailey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Mailey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mailey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mailey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mailey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Mailey in 1943 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mailey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mailey 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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