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Bulley Name Meaning

Norman habitational name from any of several places in northern France called Bouillé or Bully, from a Gaulish personal name of uncertain form and meaning + the locative suffix -acum. habitational name from Bulleigh in Devon or Bulley in Gloucestershire, both named with Old English bula ‘bull’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Burley, Buller, Buley, Hulley, Pulley, Bullen, Curley, Bodley, Billy

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Bulley Family Origin

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Bulley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Bulley Historical Records

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Bulley Life Expectancy

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