Kingsley Family History

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Kingsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places so called, in Cheshire, Hampshire, and Staffordshire. These are all named in Old English as cyningesleah ‘the woodland clearing (Old English leah) of the king (cyning)’.

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


Similar surnames: Kinsley, Insley, Dingley, Bingley, Hensley, Ansley, Kirkley, Hansley

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Kingsley Family Origin

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Kingsley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kingsley. A less common occupation for the Kingsley family was Laborer. The most common Kingsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kingsley's were Farmers.

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Kingsley Historical Records

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Kingsley Life Expectancy

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