Hesley Family History

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Hesley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places so called, in Cumbria and Nottinghamshire, from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ (influenced by Old Norse hesli) + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Hemsley, Henley, Hensley, Heasley, Wesley, Chesley, Healey, Hedley

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Hesley Family Origin

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Hesley Family Occupations

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  • File Cutter

    50%
  • Mantle Maker

    50%

In 1881, the most common Hesley occupation in the UK was File Cutter. 50% of Hesley's were File Cutters. File Cutter and Mantle Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hesley.

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Hesley Historical Records

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Hesley Life Expectancy

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