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Crossley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in West Yorkshire named Crossley, from Old English cros ‘cross’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Cropley, Cooksley, Bromley, Coley, Comley, Cossey, Ousley, Crossman

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Crossley Family Origin

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Crossley Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    11%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Seaman

    9%
  • Fisherman

    6%

In 1881, Merchant, Farmer and Seaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crossley. A less common occupation for the Crossley family was Fisherman. The most common Crossley occupation in Canada was Merchant. 11% of Crossley's were Merchants.

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Crossley Historical Records

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Crossley Life Expectancy

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