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Horsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Northumberland, Staffordshire, and Surrey, so named from Old English hors ‘horse’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. The reference is probably to a place where horses were put out to pasture. The surname is widespread in north-central England.

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

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Horsley Family Origin

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Horsley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

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Horsley Life Expectancy

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