Brightman Family History

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Brightman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a servant of a man called Bright’, or a variant of Bright 1.

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


Similar surnames: Richman, Wightman, Brighton, Bright, Brickman, Lichtman, Kreitman

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Brightman Family Origin

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Brightman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Gardener

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brightman family was Annuitant. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brightman. The most common Brightman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Brightman's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Brightman Historical Records

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Brightman Life Expectancy

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