Girdley Family History

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Girdley Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire): unexplained; possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Gördeler (see gurtler 2).

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


Similar surnames: Girdler, Gordley, Birdsey, Garley, Bordley, Gidley, Goodley, Lindley

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Girdley Family Origin

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Girdley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    43%
  • Labourer At Railway

    14%
  • Laundress

    14%
  • Seaman Unemployed

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Girdley family was Seaman Unemployed. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer At Railway and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girdley. The most common Girdley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 43% of Girdley's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Girdley Historical Records

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Girdley Life Expectancy

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