Brindley Family History

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Brindley Name Meaning

English (chiefly Cheshire, Staffordshire, and southern Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Brindley, from Old English berned ‘burnt’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Grindley, Brinkley, Brindle, Hindley, Brisley, Windley, Brierley

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Brindley Family Origin

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Brindley Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brindley. The most common Brindley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Brindley's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Brindley family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Brindley Historical Records

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Brindley Life Expectancy

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