Kersey Family History

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Kersey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Kersey in Suffolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Careseia, probably from Old English cærs ‘watercress’ + eg ‘island’, ‘area of dry land in a marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Kelsey, Hessey, Kearsley, Cerney, Berkey, Kirksey, Hersey, Jersey

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Kersey Family Origin

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Kersey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kersey. The most common Kersey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Kersey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kersey family was Laborer.

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Kersey Historical Records

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Kersey Life Expectancy

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