Smalley Family History

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Smalley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Derbyshire and Lancashire, so called from Old English smæl ‘narrow’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Stanley, Smedley, Shelley, Marley, Stapley, Manley, Matley, Mailey

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Smalley Family Origin

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Smalley Family Occupations

What did your Smalley ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Smalley family was Farmer. Cotton Weaver, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smalley. The most common Smalley occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 5% of Smalley's were Cotton Weavers.

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Smalley Historical Records

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Smalley Life Expectancy

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Famous Smalley Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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