Persley Family History

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Persley Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Persley in the Grampians.

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

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Persley Family Origin

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Persley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Calker

    10%
  • Ditcher

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

In 1880, the most common Persley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Persley's were Farmers. Farmer, Calker and Ditcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Persley. A less common occupation for the Persley family was Farm Laborer.

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Persley Historical Records

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Persley Life Expectancy

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