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Brierley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Brierl(e)y, in the West Midlands, West and South Yorkshire, and elsewhere, all of which are named with Old English br?r ‘briar’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Bierly, Brinkley, Barley, Brisley, Brimley, Brindley, Bromley

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Brierley Family Origin

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Brierley Family Occupations

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  • Gardner

    100%

In 1881, the most common Brierley occupation in Canada was Gardner. 100% of Brierley's were Gardners.

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Brierley Historical Records

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Brierley Life Expectancy

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