Mawdsley Family History

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Mawdsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mawdesley in Lancashire, named in Middle English with the Anglo-Norman French female personal name Maud + Middle English ley ‘clearing’.

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

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Mawdsley Family Origin

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Mawdsley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Gas Fitter

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Engineer

    10%

In 1880, the most common Mawdsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Mawdsley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mawdsley family was Engineer. Farmer, Gas Fitter and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mawdsley.

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Mawdsley Historical Records

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Mawdsley Life Expectancy

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