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Quigley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coigligh ‘descendant of Coigleach’, a byname apparently representing a simplified form of coigealach ‘like a distaff’, ‘untidy person’. This was originally a Mayo name.

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


Similar surnames: Quinley, Quinney, Quinlan, Quilty, Quidley, Shigley, Quillen, Curley

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Quigley Family Origin

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Quigley Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Quigley Historical Records

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Quigley Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Quigley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Quigley in 1943 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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