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Ratley Name Meaning

Perhaps an English habitational name from Ratley in Warwickshire, named with Old English rot ‘pleasant’, or a personal name, Rota, + leah ‘clearing in a wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Hatley, Batley, Radley, Oatley, Hanley, Manley, Matley, Gateley

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Ratley Family Origin

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Ratley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ratley. The most common Ratley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Ratley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ratley family was Farm Labourer.

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Ratley Historical Records

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Ratley Life Expectancy

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