Billingsley Family History

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Billingsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire named Billingsley, from Old English Billingesleah, probably ‘clearing (Old English leah) near a sword-shaped hill’ (see Bill).

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


Similar surnames: Billington, Kingsley, Dillinger, Billing, Billingham, Bingley

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Billingsley Family Origin

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Billingsley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Brass Founder

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Billingsley family was Brass Founder. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billingsley. The most common Billingsley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 2% of Billingsley's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Billingsley Historical Records

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Billingsley Life Expectancy

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