Bisdley Family History

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Bisdley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Lindley, Nissley, Ridley, Bickley, Bodley, Sisley, Bradley, Bosley

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Bisdley Family Origin

Where is the Bisdley family from?

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Bisdley Family Occupations

What did your Bisdley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Factory Worker and Sewing Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bisdley. 50% of Bisdley men worked as a Factory Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Factory Worker
  • Gorment Cutter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sewing Machine Operator

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

Bisdley Historical Records

What Bisdley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17 census records available for the last name Bisdley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bisdley 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 immigration records available for the last name Bisdley. 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 Bisdley. For the veterans among your Bisdley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bisdley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bisdley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bisdley 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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