Emley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from the Old English male personal name Em(m)a (which has nothing to do with the modern girl’s name) + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Altered spelling of German Emler or Emele (see Emel).

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


Similar surnames: Exley, Empey, Utley, Epley, Betley, Coley, Pedley, Emler, Eley, Apley

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Emley Family Origin

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Emley Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • School Teacher

    33%
  • Stone Mason

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Emley family was Stone Mason. Blacksmith and School Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Emley. The most common Emley occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 33% of Emley's were Blacksmiths.

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Emley Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Emley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Emley in 1952 was 19, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emley

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