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 1939, Acetyplene Welder and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Antley. 5% of Antley men worked as an Acetyplene Welder and 32% of Antley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Antley were Casual Labourer Heavy Work and Charge Hand Food Factory

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Acetyplene Welder
    5%
  • Bus Driver
    5%
  • Carter
    5%
  • Casual Labourer Heavy Work
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    32%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    10%
  • Warper (mill)
    10%
  • Charge Hand Food Factory
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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.

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