Philley Family History

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Philley Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a pet form of the personal name Philip.

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

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Philley Family Origin

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Philley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

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Philley Historical Records

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Philley Life Expectancy

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Famous Philley Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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