Nealey Family History

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Nealey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced variant of McNeely.

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

Similar surnames: Neally, Neeley, Nealy, Kealey, Mealey, Neale, Healey, Neal, Vealey

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Nealey Family Origin

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Nealey Family Occupations

What did your Nealey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nealey. 28% of Nealey men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Nealey women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nealey were Truck Driver and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Clerk
  • Servant
  • Waitress

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

Nealey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Nealey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nealey 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Nealey. 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 Nealey. For the veterans among your Nealey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nealey Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nealey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Nealey in 1944 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

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