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Brawley Family History

Brawley Name Meaning
Irish (Derry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brólaigh ‘descendant of Brolach’, a personal name possibly derived from brollach ‘breast’.

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

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25,461 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,636 Military Records
1,665 Immigration Records
17,785 Census and Voter Lists
84,643 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brawley Families

  • Number of Brawley families
     26 - 50
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brawley families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brawley families
     54 - 106
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brawley Family Origin

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Brawley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Brawley

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Brawley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Brawley Civil War Service Records

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