Broley Family History

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Broley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bromley, Braley, Bruley, Boley, Roley, Briley, Brosey, Croley, Pooley

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Broley Family Origin

Where is the Broley family from?

Broley Family Occupations

What did your Broley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Broley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 20% of Broley's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Broley family was Printer Lithr. Labourer, Laundress and Light Porter Drapers were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broley.

View Census data for Broley | Data not to scale

  • Labourer

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%
  • Light Porter Drapers

    20%
  • Printer Lithr

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Broley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Broley Historical Records

What Broley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Broley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Broley

Passenger List

There are 134 immigration records available for the last name Broley. 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 71 military records available for the last name Broley. For the veterans among your Broley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broley Life Expectancy

What is the average Broley lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Broley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Broley in 1964 was 81, and 74 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broley 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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