Quealey Family History

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Quealey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Healey, Qualey, Kealey, Quealy, Stealey, Sealey, Nealey, Ealey

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Quealey Family Origin

Where is the Quealey family from?

Quealey Family Occupations

What did your Quealey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Quealey occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Clerk. 25% of Quealey's were Dry Goods Clerks. Dry Goods Clerk, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quealey. A less common occupation for the Quealey family was Soap Manufacturer.

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  • Dry Goods Clerk

  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker

  • Soap Manufacturer


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

Quealey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 869 census records available for the last name Quealey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quealey 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 178 immigration records available for the last name Quealey. 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 81 military records available for the last name Quealey. For the veterans among your Quealey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quealey Life Expectancy

What is the average Quealey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Quealey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Quealey in 1949 was 62, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quealey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quealey 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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