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Cantley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Cantley, in Norfolk and South Yorkshire, named with an unattested Old English personal name Canta + leah ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Antley, Hartley, Caley, Bentley, Hanley, Manley, Batley, Hansley

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Cantley Family Origin

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Cantley Family Occupations

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  • Section Man

    33%
  • Gardner

    17%
  • Milliner

    17%
  • Store Clerk

    17%

In 1881, the most common Cantley occupation in Canada was Section Man. 33% of Cantley's were Section Mans. A less common occupation for the Cantley family was Store Clerk. Section Man, Gardner and Milliner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantley.

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Cantley Historical Records

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Cantley Life Expectancy

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