Beardsley Family History

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Beardsley Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Bardsley, or alternatively a habitational name from an unidentified place (possibly in Nottinghamshire, where the surname is particularly common).

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


Similar surnames: Bardsley, Birdsey, Beardall, Beardslee, Bearden, Beasley, Eardley

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Beardsley Family Origin

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Beardsley Family Occupations

What did your Beardsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Lace Maker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beardsley. A less common occupation for the Beardsley family was Coalminer. The most common Beardsley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 19% of Beardsley's were Coal Miners.

View Census data for Beardsley | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

    19%
  • Lace Maker

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coalminer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Beardsley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Beardsley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beardsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beardsley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Beardsley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Beardsley. For the veterans among your Beardsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beardsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Beardsley lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Beardsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Beardsley in 1951 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beardsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beardsley 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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