Spensley Family History

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Spensley Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Densley, Bensley, Pendley, Smedley, Linsley, Wensley, Tinsley

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Spensley Family Origin

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Spensley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    9%
  • Farmer And Smelter

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spensley family was Farmer And Smelter. Farmer, Butcher and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spensley. The most common Spensley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Spensley's were Farmers.

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Spensley Historical Records

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Spensley Life Expectancy

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