Finkley Family History

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Finkley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Hampshire named Finkley, from Old English finc ‘finch’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Finkle, Winkley, Dingley, Windley, Hindley, Brinkley, Lindley

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Finkley Family Origin

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Finkley Family Occupations

What did your Finkley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Finkley. 36% of Finkley men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Finkley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Finkley were Miner and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Miner
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    30%
  • Laundress
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Finkley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Finkley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finkley 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Finkley. 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 492 military records available for the last name Finkley. For the veterans among your Finkley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finkley Life Expectancy

What is the average Finkley lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Finkley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Finkley in 1958 was 55, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finkley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finkley 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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