Headley Family History

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Headley Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places, for example in Hampshire, Surrey, Worcestershire, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English h?ð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. variant spelling of Hedley.

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


Similar surnames: Hedley, Hadley, Healey, Heatley, Hoadley, Leadley, Heasley, Harley

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Headley Family Origin

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Headley Family Occupations

What did your Headley ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Headley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Headley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Headley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Headley family was Agricultural Laborer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Headley.

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Headley Historical Records

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Headley Life Expectancy

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