Hensley Family History

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Hensley Name Meaning

probably a habitational name from either of two places in Devon: Hensley in East Worlington, which is named with the Old English personal name Heahmund + Old English leah ‘(woodland) clearing’, or Hensleigh in Tiverton, which is named from Old English hengest ‘stallion’ (or the Old English personal name Hengest) + leah. possibly also a variant of Hemsley.

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


Similar surnames: Hemsley, Henley, Hesley, Hansley, Hunsley, Insley, Heasley, Hanley

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Hensley Family Origin

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Hensley Family Occupations

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  • Student

    22%
  • Barrister

    11%
  • Clerk

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1881, the most common Hensley occupation in Canada was Student. 22% of Hensley's were Students. A less common occupation for the Hensley family was Farmer. Student, Barrister and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hensley.

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Hensley Life Expectancy

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