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Hemsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in North Yorkshire called Helmsley. The names are of different etymologies: the one near Rievaulx Abbey is from the Old English personal name Helm + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, whereas Upper Helmsley, near York, is from the Old English personal name Hemele + Old English eg ‘island’, and had the form Hemelsey till at least the 14th century.

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

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Hemsley Family Origin

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Hemsley Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hemsley family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemsley. The most common Hemsley occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Hemsley's were Laborers.

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