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Hawksley Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English hauk, hauek ‘hawk’ + ley(e) ‘open country’, ‘grassland’, ‘field’, or a habitational name from Hawkesley Hall in King’s Norton, Worcestershire, named from the Old English personal name Heafoc or Old English heafoc ‘hawk’, ‘clearing’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Hawley, Hansley, Mawdsley, Hanley, Harley, Hensley, Akeley, Ansley

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Hawksley Family Origin

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Hawksley Family Occupations

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  • File Cutter

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Engraver

    13%
  • Knitter

    13%

In 1880, the most common Hawksley occupation in the USA was File Cutter. 25% of Hawksley's were File Cutters. A less common occupation for the Hawksley family was Knitter. File Cutter, Blacksmith and Engraver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hawksley.

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Hawksley Life Expectancy

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