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Origins of the Quigley surname

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About the Quigleys

We have a total number of 33736 records for people with the last name Quigley.

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Where do most Quigleys live?

In 1921, most Quigleys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Quigleys

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We have 12,000 records for the Quigley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Quigleys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Quigley first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Quigleys

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

Common Female occupations for Quigleys in 1921


Cotton Weaver


Domestic Servant


General Servant




Common Male occupations for Quigleys in 1921
Coal Miner


General Labourer




Dock Labourer


Coal Miner Hewer


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