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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Other Forms FormsBraley

Meaning & History

Habitational name for a person from Brayley Barton in Devon, which is derived from the name of the Bray river (a back formation from High Bray which is from Celtic bre meaning "hill" or Old English brǣg "brow") combined with Old English leah "woodland, clearing".
Added 6/19/2021 by ShioTanbo1
Edited 9/15/2023 by SeaHorse15