Comley Family History

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Comley Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Comley in Shropshire or Combley on the Isle of Wight; both are named with Old English cumb ‘valley’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Corley, Coley, Cowley, Copley, Bodley, Oxley, Bromley, Boxley, Lumley

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Comley Family Origin

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Comley Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Comley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Pauper

    2%

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

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Comley Historical Records

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Comley Life Expectancy

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