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Memley Family History

Memley Surname 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: Medley, Emley, Remley, Melley, Lemley, Mealey, Manley, Henley, Mehle

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Where is the Memley family from?

You can see how Memley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Memley family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Memley family living in Somerset. This was 100% of all the recorded Memley's in United Kingdom. Somerset had the highest population of Memley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Memley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Memley ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 45 census records available for the last name Memley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Memley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2 immigration records available for the last name Memley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5 military records available for the last name Memley. For the veterans among your Memley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Memley lifespan?

Between 1976 and 1991, in the United States, Memley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Memley in 1976 was 34, and 78 in 1991.

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