Kenley Family History

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Kenley Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McKenley, a variant of McKinley, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fionnlaigh. English: habitational name from places in Shropshire and Greater London (formerly Surrey), so named from the Old English personal name Cena + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Henley, Denley, Tenley, Keeley, Manley, Hanley, Hensley, Exley

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Kenley Family Origin

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Kenley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, the most common Kenley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kenley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kenley family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kenley.

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Kenley Historical Records

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Kenley Life Expectancy

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