Brinkley Family History

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Brinkley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire and Nottinghamshire named Brinkley; the first is most probably named with the Old English personal name Brynca (of uncertain origin) + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Brindley, Bickley, Brackley, Binkley, Bingley, Winkley, Brierley

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Brinkley Family Origin

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Brinkley Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Hawker

    5%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brinkley. The most common Brinkley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Brinkley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Brinkley family was Hawker.

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Brinkley Historical Records

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Brinkley Life Expectancy

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