Osley Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Osterley in Middlesex, named with Old English eowestre ‘sheepfold’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Bosley, Oxley, Onley, Mosley, Ousley, Coley, Godley, Boxley, Ashley

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Osley Family Origin

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Osley Family Occupations

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  • Gen Lab

    33%
  • House Decorator

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Osley family was Labourer. The most common Osley occupation in the UK was Gen Lab. 33% of Osley's were Gen Labs. Gen Lab and House Decorator were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Osley.

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Osley Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Osley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Osley in 1961 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osley

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