Atherley Family History

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Atherley Name Meaning

English (Midlands and Lancashire): topographic name for someone living ‘at the clearing or meadow’, Middle English ater lee (from Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’). Compare Atlee. This name is also well established in Barbados.

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


Similar surnames: Adderley, Wheeley, Akeley, Thorley, Gateley, Brierley, Thornley

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Atherley Family Origin

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Atherley Family Occupations

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  • Boarding House

    20%
  • Farm Labour

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Manufacturer

    20%

In 1880, the most common Atherley occupation in the USA was Boarding House. 20% of Atherley's were Boarding Houses. Boarding House, Farm Labour and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Atherley. A less common occupation for the Atherley family was Manufacturer.

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Atherley Life Expectancy

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