Bramley Family History

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Bramley Name Meaning

English (North Midlands): habitational name from any of various places (in Derbyshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Yorkshire, and elsewhere) named Bramley, from Old English brom ‘broom’, ‘gorse’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Bromley, Brimley, Bradley, Brailey, Barley, Crawley, Radley, Grimley

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Bramley Family Origin

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Bramley Family Occupations

What did your Bramley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bramley. 14% of Bramley men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Bramley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bramley were Railway Clerk and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Joiner
  • Railway Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Bramley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Bramley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bramley 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bramley. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bramley. For the veterans among your Bramley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bramley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bramley lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bramley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Bramley in 1958 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bramley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bramley 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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