Brady Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh ‘descendant of Brádach’, a byname the meaning of which is not clear. It is unlikely to be connected with Gaelic bradach ‘thieving’, ‘dishonest’, which has a short first vowel.

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


Similar surnames: Grady, Braden, Briody, Crady, Brain, Rada, Brawdy, Frady, Bradby

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Brady Family Origin

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Brady Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, the most common Brady occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Brady's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brady family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brady.

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Brady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Brady in 1940 was 67, and 74 in 2004.

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