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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

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  • Labourer

    33%
  • Moulder

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

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Denley Historical Records

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Denley Life Expectancy

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