Brillant Family History

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Brillant Name Meaning

French: nickname for a charismatic person, from brillant ‘shining’. Compare Brilliant.

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


Similar surnames: Brilliant, Vaillant, Gallant, Merillat, Billard, Tallant, Brisbane

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Brillant Family Origin

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Brillant Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    36%
  • Journalier

    18%
  • Cultivateur Son

    7%
  • Going To School

    7%

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In 1881, the most common Brillant occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 36% of Brillant's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Cultivateur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brillant. A less common occupation for the Brillant family was Going To School.

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Brillant Historical Records

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Brillant Life Expectancy

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