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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

What did your Brindley ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

Brindley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brindley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brindley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brindley. 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 Brindley. For the veterans among your Brindley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brindley Life Expectancy

What is the average Brindley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Brindley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brindley in 1940 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brindley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brindley 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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