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Bingley Family History

Bingley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bingley in Yorkshire recorded in Domesday Book as Bingelei from the Old English personal name Bynna + -inga ‘of the people of’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’ or alternatively Old English bing ‘hollow’ + -inga + lēah.

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


Similar surnames: Dingley, Tingley, Lindley, Bickley, Kinsley, Brinkley, Binkley, Ingle

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Where is the Bingley family from?

You can see how Bingley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bingley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bingley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Bingley families living in Virginia. This was about 44% of all the recorded Bingley's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Bingley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bingley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bingley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bingley. 24% of Bingley men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Bingley women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bingley were Mechanic and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Mechanic
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Laundress
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Bingley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bingley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Bingley lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bingley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bingley in 1947 was 46, and 58 in 2004.

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