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Bruley Family History

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

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5,750 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
690 Military Records
372 Immigration Records
3,868 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bruley Families

  • Number of Bruley families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bruley families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bruley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bruley Family Origin

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Bruley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bruley

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Bruley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bruley Civil War Service Records

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