Denley Family History

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Denley Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place, probably so named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. It may well be an altered form of Delly End in Oxfordshire.

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

Similar surnames: Kenley, Henley, Tenley, Densley, Manley, Hensley, Hanley, Denby

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Denley Family Origin

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Denley Family Occupations

What did your Denley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Denley. 2% of Denley men worked as an Incapacitated and 48% of Denley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Denley were Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Old Age Pensioner
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Denley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Denley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Denley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Denley. For the veterans among your Denley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denley Life Expectancy

What is the average Denley lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Denley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Denley in 1951 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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