Hansley Family History

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Hansley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Annesley Woodhouse in Nottinghamshire, or from Ansley in Warwickshire. The first is named from an unattested Old English personal name An + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. (The affix Woodhouse is a later, medieval addition.) The second is from Old English ansetl ‘hermitage’ + leah.

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


Similar surnames: Ansley, Hanley, Wansley, Hensley, Hunsley, Tansley, Insley, Hawksley

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Hansley Family Origin

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Hansley Family Occupations

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  • Milliner

    40%
  • Machinist

    20%
  • Mantle Maker

    20%
  • Organ Maker

    20%

In 1881, the most common Hansley occupation in Canada was Milliner. 40% of Hansley's were Milliners. Milliner, Machinist and Mantle Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hansley. A less common occupation for the Hansley family was Organ Maker.

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Hansley Life Expectancy

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