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Darley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Derbyshire, named Darley, from Old English deor ‘beast’, ‘deer’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Marley, Durley, Farley, Barley, Varley, Harley, Carley, Hanley

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Darley Family Origin

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Darley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Spring Knife Cutler

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Spring Knife Cutler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darley. The most common Darley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Darley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Darley family was Coal Miner.

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Darley Historical Records

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Darley Life Expectancy

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