Pendlebury Family History

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Pendlebury Name Meaning

English (Manchester and Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester called Pendlebury, from the hill name Pendle (composed of the Celtic element penn ‘hill’, ‘head’ + a tautologous Old English hyll) + Old English burh ‘castle’, ‘fortified town’.

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

Similar surnames: Pendleton, Pillsbury, Duxbury, Albury, Pedley, Medley, Westbury

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Pendlebury Family Origin

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Pendlebury Family Occupations

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In 1880, Coal Miner, Book Keeper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pendlebury. The most common Pendlebury occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 15% of Pendlebury's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Pendlebury family was Farming.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Book Keeper

  • Farmer

  • Farming


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Pendlebury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Pendlebury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pendlebury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Pendlebury. 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 Card

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

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Pendlebury Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pendlebury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Pendlebury in 1955 was 56, and 69 in 2004.

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