Webley Family History

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Webley Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in Herefordshire named Weobley, from an unattested Old English personal name, Wiobba + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Wesley, Medley, Exley, Wheeley, Willey, Tenley, Welby, Verley, Wiley

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Webley Family Origin

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Webley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Webley family was Annuitant. The most common Webley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Webley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Webley.

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Webley Historical Records

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Webley Life Expectancy

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