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Windley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Windley, a place in Derbyshire named from an unattested Old English winn ‘meadow’ + Old English leah ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Lindley, Winkley, Hindley, Windle, Willey, Ridley, Finkley, Woodley

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Windley Family Origin

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Windley Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

In 1881, the most common Windley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Windley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Windley family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Windley.

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Windley Historical Records

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Windley Life Expectancy

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