Langley Family History

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Langley Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English lang ‘long’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘glade’; or a topographic name with the same meaning. English: from the Old Norse female personal name Langlíf, composed of the elements lang ‘long’ + líf ‘life’. Americanized spelling of French Langlais.

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


Similar surnames: Lindley, Hanley, Manley, Langner, Lawley, Hansley, Bagley, Hagley

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Langley Family Origin

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Langley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Going To School

    10%
  • Fisherman

    9%
  • School

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langley. A less common occupation for the Langley family was School. The most common Langley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Langley's were Farmers.

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Langley Historical Records

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Langley Life Expectancy

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