Briles Family History

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Briles Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Breil or Breyhel, a variant of Bruehl. Compare Broyles.

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

Similar surnames: Broyles, Bries, Bailes, Brill, Bliley, Trites, Brines, Bolles, Baines

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Briles Family Origin

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Briles Family Occupations

What did your Briles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briles. The most common Briles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Briles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Briles family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Briles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Briles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Briles 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 228 immigration records available for the last name Briles. 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 Briles. For the veterans among your Briles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Briles Life Expectancy

What is the average Briles lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Briles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Briles in 1946 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Briles 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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