Denley Family History

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Denley Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place, probably so named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. It may well be an altered form of Delly End in Oxfordshire.

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


Similar surnames: Kenley, Henley, Tenley, Densley, Manley, Hensley, Hanley, Denby

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Denley Family Origin

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Denley Family Occupations

What did your Denley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Denley occupation in Canada was Labourer. 33% of Denley's were Labourers. Labourer, Moulder and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denley. A less common occupation for the Denley family was Laborer.

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  • Labourer

    33%
  • Moulder

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Denley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Denley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Denley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Denley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Denley. For the veterans among your Denley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denley Life Expectancy

What is the average Denley lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Denley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Denley in 1951 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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