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Omaeley Family History

Omaeley 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: Manley, Marley, O'malley, Magley, Masley, Matley, Oakley, Madeley

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Where is the Omaeley family from?

You can see how Omaeley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Omaeley family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Omaeley families living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Omaeley's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Omaeley families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Omaeley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Omaeley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the USA named Omaeley. 100% of Omaeley women worked as a Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 26 census records available for the last name Omaeley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Omaeley 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Omaeley. 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 2 military records available for the last name Omaeley. For the veterans among your Omaeley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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