Pursley Family History

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Pursley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pursley Farm in Shenley, Hertfordshire. Probably an altered spelling of German Bürschle, a diminutive of Bursch.

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


Similar surnames: Parsley, Pugsley, Burley, Bursley, Pasley, Pulley, Turley, Worsley

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Pursley Family Origin

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Pursley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Builder

    7%
  • Carter

    7%
  • Dealer

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pursley family was Dealer. The most common Pursley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 29% of Pursley's were Farmers. Farmer, Builder and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pursley.

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Pursley Historical Records

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Pursley Life Expectancy

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