Darnley Family History

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Darnley Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from Darnlee or Darnley, an estate in southwestern Glasgow.

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


Similar surnames: Darney, Carnley, Darley, Turnley, Darsey, Varley, Burnley, Farnsley

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Darnley Family Origin

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Darnley Family Occupations

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  • Spirit Merchant

    5%
  • Actor

    3%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    3%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1881, Spirit Merchant, Actor and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darnley. A less common occupation for the Darnley family was Butcher. The most common Darnley occupation in the UK was Spirit Merchant. 5% of Darnley's were Spirit Merchants.

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Darnley Historical Records

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Darnley Life Expectancy

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