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Origins of the Brady surname

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About the Bradys

We have a total number of 129351 records for people with the last name Brady.

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Where do most Bradys live?

In 1921, most Bradys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Bradys

How common is your surname?

632nd most common surname in the UK

We have 47,400 records for the Brady surname. The oldest one dates back to 1583.

Who were Bradys most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Brady first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Brady family members

Common jobs for Bradys

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

Common Female occupations for Bradys in 1921
Dressmaker

143

Domestic Servant

128

Charwoman

112

Laundress

108

Housekeeper

100

Common Male occupations for Bradys in 1921
General Labourer

404

Coal Miner

252

Dock Labourer

201

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

142

Tailor

137

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