Burkley Family History

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Burkley Name Meaning

Altered form of Swiss and South German Bürkle, Bürkli (see Burkle). English: variant of Berkeley.

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


Similar surnames: Buckley, Burklow, Burkle, Berkley, Burkey, Burley, Beckley, Binkley

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Burkley Family Origin

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Burkley Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Collery Engenman

    25%
  • Labourer Excavator (Navvy)

    25%
  • Omnibus Driver

    25%

In 1881, the most common Burkley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Burkley's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Collery Engenman and Labourer Excavator (Navvy) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burkley. A less common occupation for the Burkley family was Omnibus Driver.

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Burkley Historical Records

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Burkley Life Expectancy

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