Bordley Family History

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Bordley Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from a place in North Yorkshire named Bordley, from Old English bord ‘board’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Bodley, Barley, Bosley, Wortley, Boxley, Burnley, Horsley, Burley

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Bordley Family Origin

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Bordley Family Occupations

What did your Bordley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, labourer, ... Tinker and Bookeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bordley. A less common occupation for the Bordley family was Butcher. The most common Bordley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 22% of Bordley's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • ... Tinker

  • Bookeeper

  • Butcher


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

Bordley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bordley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bordley 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Bordley. 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 570 military records available for the last name Bordley. For the veterans among your Bordley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bordley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bordley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bordley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bordley in 1961 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bordley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bordley 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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