Hansley Family History

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Hansley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Annesley Woodhouse in Nottinghamshire, or from Ansley in Warwickshire. The first is named from an unattested Old English personal name An + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. (The affix Woodhouse is a later, medieval addition.) The second is from Old English ansetl ‘hermitage’ + leah.

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


Similar surnames: Ansley, Hanley, Wansley, Hensley, Hunsley, Tansley, Insley, Hawksley

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Hansley Family Origin

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Hansley Family Occupations

What did your Hansley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hansley. 3% of Hansley men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 51% of Hansley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hansley were Ambulance Driver and assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
    3%
  • Colliery Hewer Hw
    3%
  • Advertising Renovator
    2%
  • Ambulance Driver
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • assistant
    2%

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

Hansley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hansley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hansley

Passenger List

There are 577 immigration records available for the last name Hansley. 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 Hansley. For the veterans among your Hansley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hansley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hansley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hansley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hansley in 1949 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hansley

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