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Bazley Family History

Bazley Name Meaning

English: variant of Basil, from the feminine form of the personal name, Middle English and Old French Basil(l)(i)e. St. Basilla (died ad 304) was a Roman maiden who, according to legend, chose death rather than marry a pagan.

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


Similar surnames: Bailey, Badley, Batley, Bagley, Barley, Galley, Alley, Manley, Paley

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Where is the Bazley family from?

You can see how Bazley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bazley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bazley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Bazley family living in Indiana. This was about 25% of all the recorded Bazley's in the USA. Indiana and 3 other states had the highest population of Bazley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bazley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bazley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bazley. 22% of Bazley men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Bazley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bazley were Bookkeeper and Cook.

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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
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    38%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Cook
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 844 immigration records available for the last name Bazley. 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 948 military records available for the last name Bazley. For the veterans among your Bazley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bazley lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bazley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Bazley in 1952 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

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