Origins of the Handley surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 250North West 171Isle of Man 7Yorkshire 965East Midlands 494West Midlands 764East 196London 964South East 208South West 116South Wales 28Mid Wales 28West Wales 11North Wales 25Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Handleys lived in yorkshire

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    Interesting facts about Handley

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    877th most common surname in the UK

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    What are the most common Handley first names?

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    Common jobs for Handleys

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    Commmon female occupations for Handleys in 1921

    Dressmaker

    242

    General Servant Domestic

    133

    Domestic Servant

    116

    Laundress

    102

    Charwoman

    94

    Commmon male occupations for Handleys in 1921

    Coal Miner

    239

    General Labourer

    217

    Farmer

    197

    Agricultural Labourer

    179

    Farm Labourer

    142

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