Brolley Family History

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Brolley 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, Crolley, Rolley, Bralley, Bolle, Folley, Woolley, Bulley

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Brolley Family Origin

Where is the Brolley family from?

Brolley Family Occupations

What did your Brolley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brolley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 100% of Brolley's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner


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

Brolley Historical Records

What Brolley family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 229 immigration records available for the last name Brolley. 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 149 military records available for the last name Brolley. For the veterans among your Brolley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brolley Life Expectancy

What is the average Brolley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Brolley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Brolley in 1962 was 71, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brolley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brolley 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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