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Walkley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walkley in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, named with an unattested Old English personal name Walca + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Wansley, Winkley, Walmsley, Halley, Willey, Chalkley, Rackley, Oakley

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Walkley Family Origin

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Walkley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walkley. The most common Walkley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Walkley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Walkley family was Grocer.

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Walkley Historical Records

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Walkley Life Expectancy

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