Brickell Family History

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Brickell Name Meaning

English or Welsh: habitational name from Little and Great Brickhill in Buckinghamshire or from Brickil in Flintshire, both probably named with Old Welsh brig ‘hilltop’ + Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Bicknell, Brockwell, Bridwell, Bracknell, Briddell, Bricker, Britnell

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Brickell Family Origin

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Brickell Family Occupations

What did your Brickell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayer, Farmer and Wheelwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brickell. A less common occupation for the Brickell family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Brickell occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 7% of Brickell's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Farmer

  • Wheelwright

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Brickell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Brickell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brickell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brickell. 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 Brickell. For the veterans among your Brickell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brickell Life Expectancy

What is the average Brickell lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Brickell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Brickell in 1950 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brickell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brickell 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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