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Ansley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from such places as Ansley in Warwickshire or Annesley in Nottinghamshire. The former is named with Old English ansetl ‘hermitage’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’; the latter with an Old English personal name An (‘the solitary one’) + leah. In some cases the American surname may be a respelling of Scottish Ainslie.

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


Similar surnames: Hansley, Wansley, Insley, Tansley, Antley, Anstey, Manley, Hensley

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Ansley Family Origin

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Ansley Family Occupations

What did your Ansley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ansley. 20% of Ansley men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Ansley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ansley were Truck Driver and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Maid
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ansley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Ansley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ansley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ansley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Ansley. For the veterans among your Ansley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ansley Life Expectancy

What is the average Ansley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ansley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ansley in 1945 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

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