Bradley Family History
Bradley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley from Old English brād ‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire. Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin ‘descendant of Brolacháin’ a diminutive of the personal name Brólach compare Brawley . This was a learned family.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022