Nealy Family History

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Nealy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of McNeely.

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


Similar surnames: Neely, Nealey, Neal, Neily, Healy, Neally, Neary, Neill, Ney, Shealy

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Nealy Family Origin

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Nealy Family Occupations

What did your Nealy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nealy. 26% of Nealy men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Nealy women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nealy were Farm Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    16%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Stenographer
    6%

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

Nealy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Nealy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nealy 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nealy. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Nealy. For the veterans among your Nealy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nealy Life Expectancy

What is the average Nealy lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Nealy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Nealy in 1950 was 55, and 65 in 2004.

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