Briley Family History

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Briley Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Brierley.

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


Similar surnames: Brimley, Bailey, Brinley, Braley, Riley, Bruley, Briney, Brinkley

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Briley Family Origin

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Briley Family Occupations

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  • Hawker

    6%
  • Ag General Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Beltmaker (Leather)

    3%

In 1881, Hawker, Ag General Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briley. The most common Briley occupation in the UK was Hawker. 6% of Briley's were Hawkers. A less common occupation for the Briley family was Beltmaker (Leather).

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Briley Historical Records

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Briley Life Expectancy

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