Kingsley Family History

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Kingsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places so called, in Cheshire, Hampshire, and Staffordshire. These are all named in Old English as cyningesleah ‘the woodland clearing (Old English leah) of the king (cyning)’.

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


Similar surnames: Kinsley, Insley, Dingley, Bingley, Hensley, Ansley, Kirkley, Hansley

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Kingsley Family Origin

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Kingsley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Farm Bailiff

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Kingsley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Kingsley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Kingsley family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Farm Bailiff were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kingsley.

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Kingsley Historical Records

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Kingsley Life Expectancy

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