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Origins of the Eely surname

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About the Eelys

We have a total number of 355 records for people with the last name Eely.

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Where do most Eelys live?

In 1921, most Eelys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Eelys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 318 records for the Eely surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Eelys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Eelys.

What are the most common Eely first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Eelys

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

Common Female occupations for Eelys in 1921
School None




Housemaid (Domestic)




General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Eelys in 1921


Leather Cutter




House Decorator


School None


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