Darley Family History

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Darley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Derbyshire, named Darley, from Old English deor ‘beast’, ‘deer’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Marley, Durley, Farley, Barley, Varley, Harley, Carley, Hanley

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Darley Family Origin

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Darley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Darley family was Farming. The most common Darley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Darley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darley.

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Darley Historical Records

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Darley Life Expectancy

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