Origins of the Boley surname

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We have a total of 1862 records for people with the last name Boley.

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    In 1921, most Boleys lived in south-west

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    Common jobs for Boleys

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    Commmon female occupations for Boleys in 1921

    Domestic Servant

    8

    Laundress

    8

    Dressmaker

    6

    Servant

    6

    At Home

    4

    Commmon male occupations for Boleys in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    29

    Farm Hands

    14

    Farm Labourer

    12

    Farmer

    11

    Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

    10

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