Bordley Family History

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Bordley Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from a place in North Yorkshire named Bordley, from Old English bord ‘board’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Bodley, Barley, Bosley, Wortley, Boxley, Burnley, Horsley, Burley

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Bordley Family Origin

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Bordley Family Occupations

What did your Bordley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bordley. 20% of Bordley men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Bordley women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bordley were Farmer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Chauffeur
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Clerk

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

Bordley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bordley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bordley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 371 immigration records available for the last name Bordley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 570 military records available for the last name Bordley. For the veterans among your Bordley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bordley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bordley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bordley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bordley in 1961 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bordley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bordley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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