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Durley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhurthuille ‘descendant of Dubhurthuille’, a personal name of unexplained origin. English: habitational name from Durley in Hampshire or Durleigh in Somerset, both named from Old English deor ‘deer’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’, or from Durley in Wiltshire, so named from Old English dierne ‘hidden’ + leah.

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


Similar surnames: Dudley, Hurley, Darley, Murley, Turley, Burley, Curley, Worley, Duley

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Durley Family Origin

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Durley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Brickmaker

    5%
  • Carman

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, the most common Durley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Durley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Durley family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Brickmaker and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durley.

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Durley Life Expectancy

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