Braly Family History

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Braly Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Braley or Brailey. Possibly an altered spelling of German Brelie, a habitational name from Brelingen near Hannover.

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


Similar surnames: Braley, Krall, Bralley, Bray, Raby, Bracy, Brody, Brey, Brass, Tracy

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Braly Family Origin

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Braly Family Occupations

What did your Braly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braly. The most common Braly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Braly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Braly family was Clerk.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Clerk

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Braly ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Braly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Braly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Braly census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Braly. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Braly. For the veterans among your Braly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Braly Life Expectancy

What is the average Braly lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Braly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Braly in 1959 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braly ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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