Mottley Family History

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Mottley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ottley, Wortley, Cottle, Kottler, Oatley, Notley, Goatley, Motley

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Mottley Family Origin

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Mottley Family Occupations

What did your Mottley ancestors do for a living?

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

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Mottley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mottley Life Expectancy

What is the average Mottley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mottley 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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Famous Mottley Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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