Nolley Family History

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Nolley Name Meaning

Probably a reduced form of Irish Nohilly, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Neothallaigh or Ó Neothaille. Alternatively, it may be a respelling of German Nolle.

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


Similar surnames: Colley, Lolley, Tolley, Nolle, Nolet, Notley, Nealey, Noller, Boxley

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Nolley Family Origin

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Nolley Family Occupations

What did your Nolley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nolley family was Blacksmith. The most common Nolley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Nolley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nolley.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Nolley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nolley Life Expectancy

What is the average Nolley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Nolley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Nolley in 1955 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nolley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nolley 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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