Brackley Family History

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Brackley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire named Brackley, from an Old English personal name Bracc(a) + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Rackley, Bickley, Brinkley, Brickley, Beckley, Bracken, Bradley

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Brackley Family Origin

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Brackley Family Occupations

What did your Brackley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brackley family was Gardener. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brackley. The most common Brackley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Brackley's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Carman

  • Gardener


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brackley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brackley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Brackley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brackley 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 804 immigration records available for the last name Brackley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Brackley. For the veterans among your Brackley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brackley Life Expectancy

What is the average Brackley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Brackley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Brackley in 1963 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brackley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brackley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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