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Worthley Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Wortley; otherwise a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Wortley, Worley, Wormley, Worthey, Worthen, Worthy, Worsley, Northey

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Worthley Family Origin

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Worthley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worthley. The most common Worthley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Worthley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Worthley family was Laborer.

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Worthley Historical Records

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Worthley Life Expectancy

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