Heatley Family History

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Heatley Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places so called, of which the most significant is in Cheshire. The place name is derived from Old English h?ð ‘heath’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Healey, Headley, Hatley, Heasley, Wheatley, Hanley, Bentley, Harley

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Heatley Family Origin

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Heatley Family Occupations

What did your Heatley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heatley. 19% of Heatley men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Heatley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heatley were Farm Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Heatley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Heatley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heatley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Heatley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Heatley. For the veterans among your Heatley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heatley Life Expectancy

What is the average Heatley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Heatley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Heatley in 1949 was 76, and 70 in 2004.

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