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Brisley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk named in Old English with briosa ‘gadfly’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Brimley, Risley, Brindley, Grimley, Bramley, Brailey, Bromley

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Brisley Family Origin

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Brisley Family Occupations

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  • Builder

    40%
  • Ca... Reparer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Milliner

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brisley family was Milliner. The most common Brisley occupation in Canada was Builder. 40% of Brisley's were Builders. Builder, Ca... Reparer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brisley.

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Brisley Historical Records

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Brisley Life Expectancy

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