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Billingslea Name Meaning

English: variant of Billingsley .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Billingsley, Billingsly, Ballinger, Hollingshed, Fillingame

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Where is the Billingslea family from?

You can see how Billingslea families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Billingslea family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Billingslea families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Billingslea families living in Maryland. This was about 54% of all the recorded Billingslea's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Billingslea families in 1840.
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What did your Billingslea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Billingslea. 27% of Billingslea men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Billingslea women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Billingslea were Truck Driver and Servant. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Laundress
  • Cook
  • Servant
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 341 immigration records available for the last name Billingslea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Billingslea. For the veterans among your Billingslea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Billingslea lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Billingslea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Billingslea in 1956 was 26, and 69 in 2004.

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