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Pasley Family History

Pasley Name Meaning
English: variant of Parsley.Scottish: variant of Paisley. Black suggests also that some examples of Pasley and Paisley may be derived from a place known as Pasley or Howpasley, in the Borders region.Possibly an altered spelling of German Pasler, a variant of Basler, or of Pässler, an occupational name, from an agent derivative of basteln ‘to do handicraft’.

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

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1,001 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Pasley Families

  • Number of Pasley families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pasley families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pasley families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pasley Family Origin

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Pasley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pasley

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Pasley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Pasley Civil War Service Records

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