Tansley Family History

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Tansley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tansley in Derbyshire, named from an Old English Tan or Old English tan ‘branch’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Wansley, Ansley, Hansley, Tinsley, Manley, Hanley, Hensley, Insley

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Tansley Family Origin

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Tansley Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tansley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%

In 1880, the most common Tansley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Tansley's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tansley. A less common occupation for the Tansley family was Carpenter.

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Tansley Historical Records

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Tansley Life Expectancy

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