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

What did your Chalkley ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Gardener

    3%

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Chalkley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Chalkley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Chalkley Life Expectancy

What is the average Chalkley lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Chalkley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Chalkley in 1943 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

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