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Handley Name Meaning

English (chiefly central and northern), Scottish, and Irish: variant of Hanley.

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


Similar surnames: Hanley, Handly, Chandley, Hundley, Hadley, Hendley, Randle, Hansley

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Handley Family Origin

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Handley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Going To School

    11%
  • PÉcheur

    8%
  • Servant

    8%

In 1881, the most common Handley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Handley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Handley family was Servant. Farmer, Going To School and PÉcheur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handley.

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Handley Historical Records

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Handley Life Expectancy

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