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Chesley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Chesley, from the Old English personal name Cæcca + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’. Possibly an Americanized form of German Schüssler (see Schuessler).

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


Similar surnames: Chisley, Hesley, Hensley, Checkley, Chumley, Wheeley, Charley

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Chesley Family Origin

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Chesley Family Occupations

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  • Coalminer

    50%
  • Potters Hollow Ware (Presser)

    50%

In 1881, Coalminer and Potters Hollow Ware (Presser) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chesley. The most common Chesley occupation in the UK was Coalminer. 50% of Chesley's were Coalminers.

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Chesley Historical Records

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Chesley Life Expectancy

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