Townsley Family History

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Townsley Name Meaning

English: variant of Townley. In Ulster this is sometimes used synonymously with Tinsley.

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


Similar surnames: Towsley, Tinsley, Owsley, Townley, Towle, Towns, Longley, Tinley

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Townsley Family Origin

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Townsley Family Occupations

What did your Townsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Townsley. A less common occupation for the Townsley family was Farming. The most common Townsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Townsley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Townsley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Townsley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Townsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Townsley lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Townsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Townsley in 1951 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Townsley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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