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


Similar surnames: Hille, Dilley, Tilley, Pilley, Hilley, Pille, Halley, Hillen, Phillip

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Philley Family Origin

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Philley Family Occupations

What did your Philley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Philley family was Blacksmith. 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.

View Census data for Philley | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Philley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Philley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Philley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Philley. 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 Philley. For the veterans among your Philley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Philley Life Expectancy

What is the average Philley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Philley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Philley in 1953 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Philley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Philley 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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