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Ottley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in West Yorkshire and Suffolk, named Otley, from an unattested Old English personal name, Otta, + leah ‘woodland’ or ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Oatley, Wortley, Batley, Betley, Oxley, Titley, Astley, Ratley

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Ottley Family Origin

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Ottley Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ottley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ottley family was Carpenter. Annuitant, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ottley. The most common Ottley occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Ottley's were Annuitants.

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Ottley Historical Records

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Ottley Life Expectancy

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