Shepley Family History

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Shepley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English sceap ‘sheep’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Shipley, Shelley, Chesley, Wheeley, Chipley, Henley, Smedley, Hedley

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Shepley Family Origin

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Shepley Family Occupations

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

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  • Housekeeper

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, Housekeeper, Coal Miner and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shepley. The most common Shepley occupation in the UK was Housekeeper. 3% of Shepley's were Housekeepers. A less common occupation for the Shepley family was Farmer.

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Shepley Historical Records

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Shepley Life Expectancy

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