Maley Name Meaning

Shortened and altered form of Irish O’Malley. Americanized form of Slovenian Malej ‘small’ or some other Slavic name meaning ‘small’ (see Maly and Malec).

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


Similar surnames: Malek, Maly, Manley, Mally, Mabey, Malley, Magley, Maxey, Caley

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Maley Family Origin

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Maley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1880, the most common Maley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Maley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maley family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maley.

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Maley Historical Records

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Maley Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Maley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Maley in 1942 was 20, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maley

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