Brisley Family History

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Brisley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk named in Old English with briosa ‘gadfly’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Brimley, Risley, Brindley, Grimley, Bramley, Brailey, Bromley

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Brisley Family Origin

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Brisley Family Occupations

What did your Brisley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brisley family was Farmer. The most common Brisley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Brisley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brisley.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%

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Brisley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Brisley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Brisley Life Expectancy

What is the average Brisley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Brisley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brisley in 1963 was 80, and 94 in 2004.

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Famous Brisley Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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