Nunley Family History

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Nunley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Nunley Farm in Wroxhall, Warwickshire.

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


Similar surnames: Nutley, Hanley, Hunley, Onley, Huxley, Gurley, Ousley, Lumley, Manley

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Nunley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nunley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Nunley. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    57%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

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Nunley Family Origin

Where is the Nunley family from?

Nunley Family Occupations

What did your Nunley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nunley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Nunley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nunley family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nunley.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Nunley Historical Records

What Nunley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Nunley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nunley 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 678 immigration records available for the last name Nunley. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Nunley. For the veterans among your Nunley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nunley Life Expectancy

What is the average Nunley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Nunley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nunley in 1940 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nunley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nunley 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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