Brimley Family History

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Brimley Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Brimley in Devon or Brimbley in Stoke Abbott, Dorset, both named with Old English brom ‘broom’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Bromley, Bramley, Grimley, Brisley, Brailey, Riley, Bailey, Brinkley

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Brimley Family Origin

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Brimley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Bricklayer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brimley family was Farmer. The most common Brimley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Brimley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brimley.

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Brimley Historical Records

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Brimley Life Expectancy

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