Brindle Family History

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Brindle Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Brindle, from Old English burna ‘stream’ + hyll ‘hill’. Altered spelling of South German Brindl, Bründl, a topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from a diminutive of Middle High German brun(ne) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or of Brendle or Brendel.

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

Similar surnames: Grindle, Brindley, Trindle, Trundle, Prindle, Rindler, Bridge, Hindle

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Brindle Family Origin

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Brindle Family Occupations

What did your Brindle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brindle. 3% of Brindle men worked as a General Labourer and 45% of Brindle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brindle were Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Incapacitated
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Brindle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Brindle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brindle 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Brindle. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Brindle. For the veterans among your Brindle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brindle Life Expectancy

What is the average Brindle lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Brindle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Brindle in 1948 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brindle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brindle 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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