Brindley Family History

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Brindley Name Meaning

English (chiefly Cheshire, Staffordshire, and southern Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Brindley, from Old English berned ‘burnt’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Grindley, Brinkley, Brindle, Hindley, Brisley, Windley, Brierley

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Brindley Family Origin

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Brindley Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Boresten were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Brindley. 24% of Brindley men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Brindley women worked as a Boresten. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brindley were Bookkeeper and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Blacksmith
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Boresten
  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Domestic

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

Brindley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Brindley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brindley 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Brindley. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Brindley. For the veterans among your Brindley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brindley Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Brindley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brindley in 1940 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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