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Qualey Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Quealy. Americanized or variant spelling of Norwegian Kvaløy, a habitational name from any of some ten farmsteads so named, from kval ‘whale’ + øy ‘island’ (Old Norse Hvaley).

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


Similar surnames: Quale, Qualley, Durley, Buley, Hulley, Gurley, Lumley, Curley, Dudley

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Qualey Family Origin

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Qualey Family Occupations

What did your Qualey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Qualey family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and In Soap Manu. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Qualey. The most common Qualey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Qualey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • In Soap Manu.

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Qualey Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Qualey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Qualey Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Qualey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Qualey in 1947 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

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