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Worley Name Meaning

English: most probably a habitational name, either from a variant spelling of Wortley, or alternatively from places in Essex and Somerset called Warley, named in Old English with wær, wer ‘weir’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, or from Warley in the West Midlands, which is named with Old English weorf ‘draft oxen’ + leah.

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


Similar surnames: Worsley, Wortley, Morley, Wormley, Corley, Willey, Woolley, Worl

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Worley Family Origin

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Worley Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Worley occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 3% of Worley's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Worley family was Farm Laborer. Bricklayer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worley.

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Worley Historical Records

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Worley Life Expectancy

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