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Birdsey Name Meaning

English: unexplained; probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. The surname (together with the variant Birdseye) was brought to CT from England in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Birney, Girdley, Kirksey, Bordley, Lindsay, Lindsey, Sidney, Bodley

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Birdsey Family Origin

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Birdsey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Brit. Turner

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Birdsey. A less common occupation for the Birdsey family was Brit. Turner. The most common Birdsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Birdsey's were Farmers.

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Birdsey Life Expectancy

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