Oakley Family History

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Oakley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in southern and central England named with the Old English elements ac ‘oak’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Oatley, Hanley, Akeley, Hatley, Manley, Ousley, Barley, Hockley

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Oakley Family Origin

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Oakley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oakley. A less common occupation for the Oakley family was Carpenter. The most common Oakley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Oakley's were Farmers.

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Oakley Historical Records

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Oakley Life Expectancy

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Famous Oakley Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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