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Brailsford Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Brailsford, possibly from an Old English word brægels, a metathesized form of bærgels, itself a byform of byrgels ‘tumulus’, ‘barrow’, + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Bransford, Bradford, Beresford, Branford, Rainford, Bassford, Milford

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Brailsford Family Origin

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Brailsford Family Occupations

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  • School Mistress

    100%

In 1881, the most common Brailsford occupation in Canada was School Mistress. 100% of Brailsford's were School Mistresss.

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Brailsford Life Expectancy

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