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Billingsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire named Billingsley, from Old English Billingesleah, probably ‘clearing (Old English leah) near a sword-shaped hill’ (see Bill).

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


Similar surnames: Billington, Kingsley, Dillinger, Billing, Billingham, Bingley

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Billingsley Family Origin

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Billingsley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Watchmaker

    17%
  • Harness Maker

    8%
  • Jeweller

    8%

In 1881, the most common Billingsley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 58% of Billingsley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Billingsley family was Jeweller. Farmer, Watchmaker and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billingsley.

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Billingsley Historical Records

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Billingsley Life Expectancy

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