Brightbill Family History

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Brightbill Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Brechbühl or the variant Brächtbühl (see Brechbill).

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


Similar surnames: Brechbill, Brackbill, Brakebill, Brechbiel, Beightol, Graybill

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Brightbill Family Origin

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Brightbill Family Occupations

What did your Brightbill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brightbill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Brightbill's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brightbill. A less common occupation for the Brightbill family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Brightbill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brightbill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brightbill 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 Brightbill. 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 Brightbill. For the veterans among your Brightbill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brightbill Life Expectancy

What is the average Brightbill lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brightbill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brightbill in 1957 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brightbill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brightbill 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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