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Housley Family History

Housley Name Meaning
English (mainly South Yorkshire): habitational name from Housley Hall in Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, a compound of Old English hus ‘house’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

125,779 Historical Documents with Housley on Ancestry.com
34,879 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,339 Military Records
1,288 Immigration Records
17,404 Census and Voter Lists
69,869 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Housley Families

  • Number of Housley families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Housley families
     120 - 238
     41 - 119
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Housley families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Housley Family Origin

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Housley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Housley

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Housley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Housley census records

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Housley Civil War Service Records

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