Tetley Family History

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Tetley Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps named from the Old English byname T?ta or its Old Norse cognate Teitr meaning ‘cheerful’, ‘gay’ + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Tenley, Betley, Titley, Exley, Batley, Tilley, Heatley, Webley

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Tetley Family Origin

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Tetley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Ins. Dealer

    8%

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

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Tetley Historical Records

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Tetley Life Expectancy

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