Bruley Family History

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Bruley Name Meaning

French and English: variant spelling of Brûlé (see Brule). As an English name, this may be both a Norman and a Huguenot importation. It is recorded in Oxfordshire and Worcestershire in the 13th and 14th centuries, and was also common in East London in the 18th century.

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

Similar surnames: Braley, Buley, Brule, Riley, Busey, Druley, Brumley, Bursley, Bouley

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Bruley Family Origin

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Bruley Family Occupations

What did your Bruley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bookbindeer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bruley. 4% of Bruley men worked as a Bookbindeer and 47% of Bruley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bruley were Butchers Shop Assistant and Company Director secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bookbindeer
  • Boot Finisher (retired)
  • Brewers Moterman
  • Butchers Shop Assistant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Army Equipment Machinist
  • Charwoman
  • Company Director secretary

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bruley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bruley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bruley 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 487 immigration records available for the last name Bruley. 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 710 military records available for the last name Bruley. For the veterans among your Bruley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bruley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bruley lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bruley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bruley in 1952 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bruley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bruley 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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