Oakley Family History

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Oakley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in southern and central England named with the Old English elements ac ‘oak’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Oatley, Hanley, Akeley, Hatley, Manley, Ousley, Barley, Hockley

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Oakley Family Origin

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Oakley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Oakley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Oakley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Oakley family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oakley.

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Oakley Historical Records

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Oakley Life Expectancy

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