Heasley Family History

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Heasley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Oxfordshire, Warwickshire called Haseley, Heasley in the Isle of Wight, or North Heasley in North Molton, Devon, all named with Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘glade’. The surname is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Hesley, Healey, Heatley, Hemsley, Hensley, Headley, Beasley, Hagley

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Heasley Family Origin

Where is the Heasley family from?

Heasley Family Occupations

What did your Heasley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Gen Laborer, Labourer-Chemical Work and Sail Makers Widow were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heasley. A less common occupation for the Heasley family was Upholsterer. The most common Heasley occupation in the UK was Gen Laborer. 25% of Heasley's were Gen Laborers.

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  • Gen Laborer

  • Labourer-Chemical Work

  • Sail Makers Widow

  • Upholsterer


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

Heasley Historical Records

What Heasley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Heasley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heasley 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 Heasley

Passenger List

There are 814 immigration records available for the last name Heasley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Heasley. For the veterans among your Heasley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heasley Life Expectancy

What is the average Heasley lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Heasley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Heasley in 1947 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heasley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heasley 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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