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Thomley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Thomley in Oxfordshire, so named from Old English þuma ‘thumb’ (used either as a nickname or in a transferred sense such as ‘dwarf’) + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Thorley, Howley, Thornley, Bromley, Chorley, Comley, Chumley, Hooley

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Thomley Family Origin

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Thomley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Merchant

    8%
  • Messenger In Post Off.

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thomley. The most common Thomley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Thomley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thomley family was Messenger In Post Off..

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Thomley Life Expectancy

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