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Brophy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bróithe ‘descendant of Bróth’, a personal name or byname of unknown origin. Also Anglicized as Broy.

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

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Brophy Family Origin

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Brophy Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Brophy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 12% of Brophy's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Brophy family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brophy.

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Brophy Historical Records

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Brophy Life Expectancy

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