Housley Family History

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Housley Name Meaning

English (mainly South Yorkshire): habitational name from Housley Hall in Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, a compound of Old English hus ‘house’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Ousley, Horsley, Hulley, Huxley, Hockley, Hansley, Worsley, Hussey

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Housley Family Origin

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Housley Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    40%
  • Dress Maker

    20%
  • Engineer

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%

In 1881, Butcher, Dress Maker and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Housley. A less common occupation for the Housley family was Merchant. The most common Housley occupation in Canada was Butcher. 40% of Housley's were Butchers.

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Housley Historical Records

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Housley Life Expectancy

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