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Durley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhurthuille ‘descendant of Dubhurthuille’, a personal name of unexplained origin. English: habitational name from Durley in Hampshire or Durleigh in Somerset, both named from Old English deor ‘deer’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’, or from Durley in Wiltshire, so named from Old English dierne ‘hidden’ + leah.

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


Similar surnames: Dudley, Hurley, Darley, Murley, Turley, Burley, Curley, Worley, Duley

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Durley Family Origin

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Durley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

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Durley Life Expectancy

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