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Ousley Family History

Ousley Name Meaning
Southern English: apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps a compound of the river name Ouse (Old English Usa, of ancient British origin, from ud- ‘water’) + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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427 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Ousley Families

  • Number of Ousley families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ousley families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ousley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ousley Family Origin

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Ousley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ousley

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Ousley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Ousley Civil War Service Records

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