Masley Family History

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Masley Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Ukrainian Maslij or Polish Maslej, from maslo ‘butter’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a dairyman or perhaps a nickname for a fat person.

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


Similar surnames: Maslak, Pasley, Axley, Massey, Easley, Manley, Magley, Maley, Mailey

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Masley Family Origin

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Masley Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Charwoman

    17%
  • Coach Maker Wheeler

    17%
  • Coal Miner

    17%

In 1881, the most common Masley occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 17% of Masley's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Masley family was Coal Miner. Blacksmith, Charwoman and Coach Maker Wheeler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Masley.

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Masley Historical Records

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Masley Life Expectancy

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