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Brophy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bróithe ‘descendant of Bróth’, a personal name or byname of unknown origin. Also Anglicized as Broy.

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


Similar surnames: Murphy, Heaphy, Roche, Roch, Propp, Dorothy, Rohm, Robey, Broder

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Brophy Family Origin

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Brophy Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    1%
  • Annuitant

    1%

In 1881, Labourer, Tailor and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brophy. The most common Brophy occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Brophy's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Brophy family was Annuitant.

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Brophy Historical Records

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Brophy Life Expectancy

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