Shanley Family History

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Shanley Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Seanlaoich ‘son of Seanlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements sean ‘old’ + laoch ‘hero’.

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


Similar surnames: Hanley, Ganley, Sankey, Harley, Stanley, Haney, Hanvey, Hadley

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Shanley Family Origin

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Shanley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Shanley family was Labourer. The most common Shanley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Shanley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shanley.

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Shanley Historical Records

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Shanley Life Expectancy

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