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Charley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Charley in Leicestershire, named with Celtic carn ‘cairn’, ‘pile of stones’ + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’. French (Burgundy): from a pet form of Charles.

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


Similar surnames: Charnley, Carley, Harley, Chorley, Charles, Charlet, Crawley, Corley

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Charley Family Origin

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Charley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    23%
  • Cook

    15%
  • Farm Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

In 1881, Labourer, Cook and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charley. The most common Charley occupation in Canada was Labourer. 23% of Charley's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Charley family was Farmer.

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Charley Historical Records

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Charley Life Expectancy

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