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Marley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called, for example in Devon, Kent, and West Yorkshire. According to Ekwall, the first element of these place names is respectively Old English (ge)m?re ‘boundary’, myrig ‘pleasant’, and mearð ‘(pine) marten’. The second element in each case is Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’. This surname was taken to Ireland by a Northumbrian family who settled there in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Barley, Morley, Darley, Manley, Varley, Harley, Farley, Carley

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Marley Family Origin

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Marley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • At School

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and At School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marley. A less common occupation for the Marley family was Blacksmith. The most common Marley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Marley's were Farmers.

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