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Brailey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Brayley Barton in Devon, which is named with the Bray river (a back formation from High Bray, which is from Celtic brez ‘hill’) + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Brailey Family Origin

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Brailey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brailey. A less common occupation for the Brailey family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Brailey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Brailey's were Farmers.

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Brailey Historical Records

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Brailey Life Expectancy

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