Chalkley Family History

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Chalkley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place (probably in southern England, where the surname is commonest and where chalk hills abound), apparently named with Old English cealc ‘chalk’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. The source may be Chalkley Farm in Hawkesbury, Gloucestershire, which is recorded from the 12th century.

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


Similar surnames: Halley, Charnley, Checkley, Walkley, Charley, Shackley, Chumley

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Chalkley Family Origin

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Chalkley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Gardener

    3%

In 1881, the most common Chalkley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Chalkley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chalkley. A less common occupation for the Chalkley family was Gardener.

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Chalkley Historical Records

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Chalkley Life Expectancy

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