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Origins of the Ceely surname

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About the Ceelys

We have a total number of 617 records for people with the last name Ceely.

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Where do most Ceelys live?

In 1921, most Ceelys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Ceelys

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We have 462 records for the Ceely surname. The oldest one dates back to 1539.

Who were Ceelys most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ceely first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ceelys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ceelys in 1921






Waistcoat Maker


Flower Maker


Common Male occupations for Ceelys in 1921


Boot Closer








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