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Origins of the Farley surname

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About the Farleys

We have a total number of 60949 records for people with the last name Farley.

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Where do most Farleys live?

In 1921, most Farleys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Farleys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 38,400 records for the Farley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Farleys most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Farleys.

What are the most common Farley first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Farley family members

Common jobs for Farleys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Farleys in 1921
Dressmaker

174

Laundress

140

General Servant Domestic

108

Domestic Servant

98

Servant

87

Common Male occupations for Farleys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

234

General Labourer

181

Farm Labourer

138

Carpenter

133

Butcher

86

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