Binkley Family History

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Binkley Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the Swiss name Binckli or Bünckli, probably a pet form of the personal name Buno, of unexplained origin. English: possibly a variant of Bingley.

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

Similar surnames: Bunkley, Brinkley, Winkley, Bickley, Bingley, Minkley, Hinkley

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Binkley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Binkley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Binkley. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Binkley Family Origin

Where is the Binkley family from?

Binkley Family Occupations

What did your Binkley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Binkley occupation in the UK was Frame Smith. 50% of Binkley's were Frame Smiths. Frame Smith and Coal Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Binkley. A less common occupation for the Binkley family was Furniture Dealer Keeps 1 Boy.

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  • Frame Smith

  • Coal Miner

  • Furniture Dealer Keeps 1 Boy


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

Binkley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Binkley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Binkley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Binkley. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Binkley. For the veterans among your Binkley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Binkley Life Expectancy

What is the average Binkley lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Binkley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Binkley in 1943 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Binkley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Binkley 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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