Towsley Family History

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Towsley Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Townley, Sousley, Ousley, Howley, Osley, Horsley, Bosley, Tinsley

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Towsley Family Origin

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Towsley Family Occupations

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  • Breakaman

    50%
  • Boarding House

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Towsley occupation in Canada was Breakaman. 50% of Towsley's were Breakamans. A less common occupation for the Towsley family was Farmer. Breakaman and Boarding House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Towsley.

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Towsley Historical Records

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Towsley Life Expectancy

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