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Pashley Name Meaning

English:: nickname from Old French passe lewe ‘cross the water’ probably used for a seafarer or sailor. Compare Parslow . The name was sometimes treated like a Norman habitational name by adding the preposition de although no such placename has been identified in Normandy or neighboring regions. habitational name from Pashley in the parish of Ticehurst Sussex. The placename is from Old English Pæcces + lēah ‘Pæcca's wood or clearing’. A district of Eastbourne Sussex bearing this name derives it from the surname; a family called Pashley had moved there from Ticehurst by the later part of the 13th century.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ashley, Lashley, Paley, Pasley, Padley, Manley, Astley, Highley

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You can see how Pashley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pashley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pashley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Pashley families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 64% of all the recorded Pashley's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Pashley families in 1911.
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What did your Pashley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Pashley. 100% of Pashley men worked as a Carpenter. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Carpenter
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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Pashley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pashley in 1958 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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