Wormley Family History

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Wormley Name Meaning

Most probably English: habitational name from places in Hertfordshire and Surrey named Wormley, from Old English wyrm ‘snake’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’. There is, however, a suggestion that the family may be of Dutch origin and that this may be an altered form of an unidentified Dutch name.

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


Similar surnames: Worsley, Wortley, Worley, Woolley, Morley, Horsley, Comley, Corley

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Wormley Family Origin

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Wormley Family Occupations

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  • (ENBr) Boiler Maker

    11%
  • Bath Attendant

    11%
  • Carriage Builder (Coach Mkr)

    11%
  • Carriage Builder (Rly)

    11%

In 1881, (ENBr) Boiler Maker, Bath Attendant and Carriage Builder (Coach Mkr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wormley. The most common Wormley occupation in the UK was (ENBr) Boiler Maker. 11% of Wormley's were (ENBr) Boiler Makers. A less common occupation for the Wormley family was Carriage Builder (Rly).

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