Brashears Family History

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Brashears Name Meaning

Americanized form of French (Huguenot) Brasseur. Compare Breshears.

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


Similar surnames: Breshears, Broshears, Brashear, Brasher, Boshears, Beshears, Brashier

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Brashears Family Origin

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Brashears Family Occupations

What did your Brashears ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brashears family was Merchant. The most common Brashears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Brashears's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brashears.

View Census data for Brashears | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    58%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Merchant

    2%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brashears ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brashears Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brashears. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brashears census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brashears. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Brashears. For the veterans among your Brashears ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brashears Life Expectancy

What is the average Brashears lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brashears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Brashears in 1958 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brashears

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brashears ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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