Moberley Family History

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Moberley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mobberley in Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘clearing with a fortified site where assemblies are held’, from (ge)mot ‘meeting’, ‘assembly’ + burh ‘enclosure’, ‘fortification’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Morley, Overly, Barley, Brierley, Atherley, Marley, Beverley, Berley

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Moberley Family Origin

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Moberley Family Occupations

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  • Income Derived From Dividends

    18%
  • Annuitant

    9%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Colliery Engierer (Engine Driver)

    9%

In 1881, the most common Moberley occupation in the UK was Income Derived From Dividends. 18% of Moberley's were Income Derived From Dividendss. Income Derived From Dividends, Annuitant and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moberley. A less common occupation for the Moberley family was Colliery Engierer (Engine Driver).

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Moberley Historical Records

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Moberley Life Expectancy

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