Fenley Family History

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Fenley Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant spelling of Scottish Finley. Possibly a respelling of South German Fähnle, an occupational name for an ensign bearer, from a diminutive of Middle High German van(e) ‘flag’, ‘banner’ (from Old High German fano ‘cloth’).

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


Similar surnames: Henley, Tenley, Kenley, Fegley, Finley, Denley, Exley, Hensley

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Fenley Family Origin

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Fenley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenley. The most common Fenley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Fenley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fenley family was Farm Laborer.

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Fenley Historical Records

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Fenley Life Expectancy

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