Standley Family History

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Standley Name Meaning

Variant of English Stanley.

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


Similar surnames: Chandley, Stailey, Sandles, Handley, Stoodley, Stanley, Stalvey

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Standley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Standley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Standley. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Standley Family Origin

Where is the Standley family from?

Standley Family Occupations

What did your Standley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Farm Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Standley. A less common occupation for the Standley family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Standley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Standley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

Standley Historical Records

What Standley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Standley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Standley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Standley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Standley. For the veterans among your Standley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Standley Life Expectancy

What is the average Standley lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Standley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Standley in 1951 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Standley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Standley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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