Housley Family History

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Housley Name Meaning

English (mainly South Yorkshire): habitational name from Housley Hall in Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, a compound of Old English hus ‘house’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Ousley, Horsley, Hulley, Huxley, Hockley, Hansley, Worsley, Hussey

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Housley Family Origin

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Housley Family Occupations

What did your Housley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Housley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Housley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Housley family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Housley.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Housley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Housley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Housley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Housley Life Expectancy

What is the average Housley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Housley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Housley in 1945 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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