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Antley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Antley in Lancashire, which is named from Old English ?mette ‘ant’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. English: possibly a variant of Antill, assimilated to the common English surname ending -ley. Americanized spelling of Swiss Antli, from a nickname meaning ‘little duck’.

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


Similar surnames: Ansley, Astley, Antle, Cantley, Manley, Wansley, Hanley, Langley

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Where is the Antley family from?

You can see how Antley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Antley family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Antley families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Antley family living in Georgia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Antley's in USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Antley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Antley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Antley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Antley. 42% of Antley men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Antley women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Antley were Carpenter and Student Nurse. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
    20%
  • Presser
    14%
  • Cook
    14%
  • Student Nurse
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Antley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Antley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 188 immigration records available for the last name Antley. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Antley. For the veterans among your Antley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Antley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Antley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Antley in 1945 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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