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Origins of the Brialey surname

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About the Brialeys

We have a total number of 293 records for people with the last name Brialey.

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Where do most Brialeys live?

In 1921, most Brialeys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Brialeys

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We have 273 records for the Brialey surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Brialeys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Brialeys.

What are the most common Brialey first names?

  • George
  • Henry
  • Jane
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Brialeys

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

Common Female occupations for Brialeys in 1921
Cardboard Box Maker

2

Dressmaker

2

Assistant Stationary Depart Biscuit Factory

1

Biscuit Icer Biscuit Factory

1

Box Maker

1

Common Male occupations for Brialeys in 1921
Coal Miner

5

Boot Laster

2

Boot Repairer

2

Carriage Builder

2

Cigar Maker

2

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