Antley Family History

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Antley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Antley in Lancashire, which is named from Old English ?mette ‘ant’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. English: possibly a variant of Antill, assimilated to the common English surname ending -ley. Americanized spelling of Swiss Antli, from a nickname meaning ‘little duck’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ansley, Astley, Antle, Cantley, Manley, Wansley, Hanley, Langley

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Antley Family Origin

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Antley Family Occupations

What did your Antley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Antley family was Outdoor General Laborer. The most common Antley occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 11% of Antley's were Boot Makers. Boot Maker, Bricklayer and Gunmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Antley.

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  • Boot Maker

  • Bricklayer

  • Gunmaker

  • Outdoor General Laborer


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

Antley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Antley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Antley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 188 immigration records available for the last name Antley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Antley. For the veterans among your Antley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Antley Life Expectancy

What is the average Antley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Antley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Antley in 1945 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Antley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Antley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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