Hughley Family History

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Hughley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so called in Shropshire, named in Old English with the element leah ‘wood’, ‘glade’; the Middle English personal name Hugh (see Hugh) was prefixed to this in the 12th century, to indicate ownership. Possibly an altered spelling of German Hügli (see Hugley).

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


Similar surnames: Highley, Huxley, Huntley, Hunsley, Keighley, Hurley, Hagley, Hulley

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Hughley Family Origin

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Hughley Family Occupations

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  • Wire Drawer

    50%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Plumber

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hughley family was Plumber. Wire Drawer and Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hughley. The most common Hughley occupation in the UK was Wire Drawer. 50% of Hughley's were Wire Drawers.

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Hughley Historical Records

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Hughley Life Expectancy

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