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Housley Family History

Housley Name Meaning
English (mainly South Yorkshire): habitational name from Housley Hall in Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, a compound of Old English hus ‘house’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

128,801 Historical Documents with Housley on Ancestry
35,152 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,526 Military Records
1,292 Immigration Records
17,464 Census and Voter Lists
72,367 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Housley Families

  • Number of Housley families
     120 - 238
     41 - 119
     1 - 40
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data

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Housley Family Origin

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Housley Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Housley census records

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Military Service by Housley

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