Brantley Family History

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Brantley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Brändle and Brändli (also Brändly), topographic names for someone who lived near a place where there had been a forest fire or in an area of town that had been burned down.

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


Similar surnames: Brantly, Brandley, Bentley, Brandel, Bartley, Antley, Brantner

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Brantley Family Origin

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Brantley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Brantley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Brantley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brantley family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brantley.

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Brantley Historical Records

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Brantley Life Expectancy

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