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Billingsley Family History

Billingsley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire named Billingsley, from Old English Billingesleah, probably ‘clearing (Old English leah) near a sword-shaped hill’ (see Bill).

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

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63,542 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,034 Military Records
1,533 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Billingsley Families

  • Number of Billingsley families
     66 - 130
     23 - 65
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Billingsley families
     73 - 144
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Billingsley families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Billingsley Family Origin

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Billingsley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Billingsley

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Billingsley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Billingsley Civil War Service Records

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