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Brownlee Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from Brownlee in Lanarkshire or Brownley in Warwickshire, both named with Old English brun ‘brown’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Brownlow, Greenlee, Bromley, Bowley, Townley, Rowley, Brownell

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Brownlee Family Origin

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Brownlee Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • School

    8%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Brownlee occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Brownlee's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brownlee family was Labourer. Farmer, School and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brownlee.

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Brownlee Historical Records

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Brownlee Life Expectancy

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