Tansley Family History

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Tansley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tansley in Derbyshire, named from an Old English Tan or Old English tan ‘branch’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Wansley, Ansley, Hansley, Tinsley, Manley, Hanley, Hensley, Insley

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Tansley Family Origin

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Tansley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • Charwoman

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tansley. A less common occupation for the Tansley family was Charwoman. The most common Tansley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Tansley's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Tansley Historical Records

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Tansley Life Expectancy

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