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Obly Family History

Obly 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: Bly, Obey, Noble, Ober, Bay, Ohl, Polly, Maly, Dobry, Onley

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Where is the Obly family from?

You can see how Obly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Obly family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Obly family living in Colorado. This was about 33% of all the recorded Obly's in USA. Colorado and 2 other states had the highest population of Obly families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Obly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Obly ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 54 census records available for the last name Obly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obly 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Obly. 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 12 military records available for the last name Obly. For the veterans among your Obly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Obly lifespan?

Average Obly life expectancy in 2004 was 66 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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