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Bradley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire. Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin.

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

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Bradley Family Origin

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Bradley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Bradley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Bradley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradley. A less common occupation for the Bradley family was Farm Laborer.

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Bradley Historical Records

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Bradley Life Expectancy

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Famous Bradley Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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