Bursley Family History

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Bursley Name Meaning

English: probably from a variant of Burslem in Staffordshire, which is named from the Old English term burgweard ‘castle keeper’ (or the same word as a personal name) + Lyme, the ancient Celtic name of the district in which the town is situated.

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


Similar surnames: Burnley, Burley, Bursey, Worsley, Hunsley, Hursey, Bardsley, Horsley

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Bursley Family Origin

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Bursley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Mariner

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Claim Agent

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bursley family was Claim Agent. Farmer, Mariner and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bursley. The most common Bursley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Bursley's were Farmers.

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Bursley Historical Records

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Bursley Life Expectancy

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