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Fawley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Fawley, in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Hampshire. The first is probably so named from Old English as fealu ‘fallow’ (probably used in the sense ‘fallow deer’) + leah ‘woodland clearing’, while the last two are from either Old English fealu ‘fallow-colored’ or fealg ‘plowed land’ + leah.

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


Similar surnames: Hawley, Farley, Fadley, Bowley, Barley, Lawley, Marley, Manley

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Fawley Family Origin

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Fawley Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Nail Maker

    5%
  • Banksman At Coal Pit

    3%
  • Bobin Carrier (C M)

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Nail Maker and Banksman At Coal Pit were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fawley. A less common occupation for the Fawley family was Bobin Carrier (C M). The most common Fawley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Fawley's were Coal Miners.

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Fawley Historical Records

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Fawley Life Expectancy

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