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Bradley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire. Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin.

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


Similar surnames: Badley, Bramley, Radley, Brailey, Bradney, Barley, Crawley, Bailey

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Bradley Family Origin

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Bradley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bradley family was Laborer. The most common Bradley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Bradley's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradley.

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Bradley Life Expectancy

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