Brenchley Family History

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Brenchley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Brenchley, from an Old English personal name Brænci (of uncertain origin) + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Brinkley, Brackley, Beckley, Bentley, Blatchley, Keighley, Brindley

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Brenchley Family Origin

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Brenchley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Gardener

    2%

In 1881, the most common Brenchley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Brenchley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brenchley. A less common occupation for the Brenchley family was Gardener.

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Brenchley Historical Records

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Brenchley Life Expectancy

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