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Bromley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Bromley, in Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent (now in Greater London), Greater London, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, and elsewhere. Most are named with Old English brom ‘broom’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’, but Bromley (near Bow) in Greater London is from Old English bræmbel ‘bramble’ + leah.

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


Similar surnames: Bramley, Brimley, Bowley, Bradley, Grimley, Rowley, Boxley, Bodley

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Bromley Family Origin

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Bromley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bromley. A less common occupation for the Bromley family was Farming. The most common Bromley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bromley's were Farmers.

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Bromley Historical Records

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Bromley Life Expectancy

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Famous Bromley Family

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