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Walmsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walmersley in Greater Manchester, which according to Ekwall is named from Old English wald ‘forest’ + mere ‘lake’ or (ge)m?re ‘boundary’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. However, it is perhaps more plausibly from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Walhm?r, meaning ‘foreign-famous’, or Waldm?r ‘rule-famous’ + Old English leah.

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

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Walmsley Family Origin

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Walmsley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Merchant

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walmsley. A less common occupation for the Walmsley family was Merchant. The most common Walmsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Walmsley's were Farmers.

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Walmsley Historical Records

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Walmsley Life Expectancy

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