Kinsley Family History

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Kinsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Kinsley in West Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Chineslai ‘woodland clearing (Old English leah) of a man called Cyne’. Probably also an altered spelling of various like-sounding German names, such as Kinzler, Kinseli, Künzli or Künzle (see Kuenzli).

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


Similar surnames: Insley, Kingsley, Kinsey, Bingley, Lindley, Tinsley, Winkley, Tingley

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Kinsley Family Origin

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Kinsley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kinsley family was Carpenter. The most common Kinsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Kinsley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinsley.

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Kinsley Historical Records

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Kinsley Life Expectancy

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