Hindley Family History

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Hindley Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Manchester, so named from Old English hind ‘female deer’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Hindle, Lindley, Windley, Ridley, Highley, Hanley, Finkley, Gidley

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Hindley Family Origin

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Hindley Family Occupations

What did your Hindley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Carpenter were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hindley. 46% of Hindley men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Hindley women worked as a Carpenter. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hindley were Bouries and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Switchman
  • Bouries

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Carpenter
  • Grove
  • Housekeeper
  • Income

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

Hindley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Hindley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hindley 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 Hindley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hindley. For the veterans among your Hindley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hindley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hindley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hindley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Hindley in 1945 was 29, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hindley 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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