Housley Family History

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Housley Name Meaning

English (mainly South Yorkshire): habitational name from Housley Hall in Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, a compound of Old English hus ‘house’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Ousley, Horsley, Hulley, Huxley, Hockley, Hansley, Worsley, Hussey

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Housley Family Origin

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Housley Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Housley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Housley's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Housley family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Housley.

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Housley Historical Records

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Housley Life Expectancy

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