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Kenley Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McKenley, a variant of McKinley, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fionnlaigh. English: habitational name from places in Shropshire and Greater London (formerly Surrey), so named from the Old English personal name Cena + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Henley, Denley, Tenley, Keeley, Manley, Hanley, Hensley, Exley

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Kenley Family Origin

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Kenley Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Boiler Smith Ship Yard (Maker)

    6%
  • Fireman

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kenley family was Fireman. The most common Kenley occupation in the UK was Laborer. 13% of Kenley's were Laborers. Laborer, Annuitant and Boiler Smith Ship Yard (Maker) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kenley.

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Kenley Historical Records

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Kenley Life Expectancy

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