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Hansley Family History

Hansley Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire): variant of Ansley with prosthetic H-.

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

Similar surnames: Ansley, Hanley, Wansley, Hensley, Hunsley, Tansley, Insley, Hawksley

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Where is the Hansley family from?

You can see how Hansley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hansley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hansley families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 70 Hansley families living in Yorkshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hansley's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hansley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hansley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hansley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hansley. 50% of Hansley men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 92% of Hansley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hansley were Colliery Hewer Hw and Domestic Servant. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • Colliery Hewer Hw

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hansley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 577 immigration records available for the last name Hansley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hansley. For the veterans among your Hansley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hansley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hansley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hansley in 1949 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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