Brin Family History

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Brin Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Brin, the Yiddish name for Brno, a city in Moravia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of …’, and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. See also Brill. French: nickname for a loud or quarrelsome man, from Old French brin ‘noise’, ‘tumult’.

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

Similar surnames: Brim, Bain, Brun, Brian, Bruin, Bien, Bean, Brion, Bran, Bein

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Brin Family Origin

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Brin Family Occupations

What did your Brin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker Or Motor Domes and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brin. 17% of Brin men worked as a Baker Or Motor Domes and 37% of Brin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brin were Hairdresser and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker Or Motor Domes
  • Cinema Attendant
  • Civil Clerk Army Pay Corps
  • Hairdresser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Center Manageres
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Brin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brin. 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 811 military records available for the last name Brin. For the veterans among your Brin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brin Life Expectancy

What is the average Brin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Brin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Brin in 1954 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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