Cantley Family History

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Cantley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Cantley, in Norfolk and South Yorkshire, named with an unattested Old English personal name Canta + leah ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Antley, Hartley, Caley, Bentley, Hanley, Manley, Batley, Hansley

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Cantley Family Origin

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Cantley Family Occupations

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  • Commercial Traveller

    8%
  • House Painter

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cantley family was Annuitant. Commercial Traveller, House Painter and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantley. The most common Cantley occupation in the UK was Commercial Traveller. 8% of Cantley's were Commercial Travellers.

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Cantley Historical Records

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Cantley Life Expectancy

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Famous Cantley Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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