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Origins of the Bradlaw surname

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About the Bradlaws

We have a total number of 177 records for people with the last name Bradlaw.

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Where do most Bradlaws live?

In 1921, most Bradlaws lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Bradlaws

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 137 records for the Bradlaw surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Bradlaws most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Bradlaw first names?

  • David Barnett
  • David
  • Margaret
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Bradlaws

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bradlaws in 1921
Domestic Servant






Bricklayers Wife


Confectioner & Tobacconist Husband In Ireland


Common Male occupations for Bradlaws in 1921


Brick Maker


Coal Miner




Cotton Minder


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