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Bromley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Bromley, in Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent (now in Greater London), Greater London, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, and elsewhere. Most are named with Old English brom ‘broom’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’, but Bromley (near Bow) in Greater London is from Old English bræmbel ‘bramble’ + leah.

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


Similar surnames: Bramley, Brimley, Bowley, Bradley, Grimley, Rowley, Boxley, Bodley

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Bromley Family Origin

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Bromley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farmerson

    16%
  • Asst.Sup.Sugar Fac.

    3%
  • Book Keeper

    3%

In 1881, farmer, Farmerson and Asst.Sup.Sugar Fac. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bromley. The most common Bromley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Bromley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bromley family was Book Keeper.

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Bromley Historical Records

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Bromley Life Expectancy

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