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Brillhart Name Meaning

German and Dutch: unexplained. Possibly a variant of German Brillert, which is itself of unexplained origin, or of Dutch Brillard, from a derivative of Old French bril ‘trap’, ‘snare for catching birds’.

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


Similar surnames: Brilhart, Brill, Billman, Bushart, Brilliant, Linkhart, Gaillard

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Brillhart Family Origin

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Brillhart Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Brillhart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Brillhart's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brillhart. A less common occupation for the Brillhart family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%

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Brillhart Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brillhart Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brillhart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Brillhart in 1953 was 46, and 60 in 2004.

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