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Omgley Family History

Omgley 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: Onley, Bagley, Begley, Dagley, Oxley, Emley, Fagley, Ousley, Oley

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Where is the Omgley family from?

You can see how Omgley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Omgley family name was found in Scotland in 1901. In 1901 there was 1 Omgley family living in Renfrewshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Omgley's in Scotland. Renfrewshire had the highest population of Omgley families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Omgley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Omgley ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 39 census records available for the last name Omgley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Omgley 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Omgley. 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 Omgley. For the veterans among your Omgley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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