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Wensley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wensleydale in North Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Wansley, Densley, Bensley, Hensley, Wesley, Hemsley, Winkley

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Wensley Family Origin

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Wensley Family Occupations

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

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  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Wensley occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 7% of Wensley's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wensley. A less common occupation for the Wensley family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Wensley Historical Records

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Wensley Life Expectancy

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