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Astley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Warwickshire named Astley, from Old English east ‘east’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. There are several other places in western and northwestern England so named, but the modern surname seems to be particularly associated with the one in Warwickshire. See also Astle.

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

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Astley Family Origin

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Astley Family Occupations

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  • Silk Mill

    12%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Astley family was Carpenter. The most common Astley occupation in the USA was Silk Mill. 12% of Astley's were Silk Mills. Silk Mill, At Home and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Astley.

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Astley Life Expectancy

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