Quealy Family History

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Quealy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caollaidhe ‘descendant of Caollaidhe’ (see Keeley).

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

Similar surnames: Shealy, Healy, Quigley, Neary, Keady, Nealy, Querry, Leary, Keary

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Quealy Family Origin

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Quealy Family Occupations

What did your Quealy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quealy family was Iron Molder. The most common Quealy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Quealy's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quealy.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Engineer

  • Iron Molder


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

Quealy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Quealy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quealy 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Quealy. 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 408 military records available for the last name Quealy. For the veterans among your Quealy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quealy Life Expectancy

What is the average Quealy lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Quealy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Quealy in 1957 was 81, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quealy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quealy 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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