Headley Family History

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Headley Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places, for example in Hampshire, Surrey, Worcestershire, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English h?ð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. variant spelling of Hedley.

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


Similar surnames: Hedley, Hadley, Healey, Heatley, Hoadley, Leadley, Heasley, Harley

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Headley Family Origin

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Headley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Headley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Headley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Headley family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Headley.

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Headley Historical Records

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Headley Life Expectancy

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