Briner Family History

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Briner Name Meaning

Swiss German: habitational name for someone from Brin in Grison canton (Graubünden) or from the Brin valley. Probably also an Americanized spelling of Breiner.

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

Similar surnames: Brier, Griner, Braner, Brimer, Brinser, Riner, Beiner, Brine, Riser

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Briner Family Origin

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Briner Family Occupations

What did your Briner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brewer Labourer H W and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Briner. 4% of Briner men worked as a Brewer Labourer H W and 44% of Briner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Briner were Carpenter (foreman) Joiner and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brewer Labourer H W
  • Brewers Labourer Retired)
  • Butler
  • Carpenter (foreman) Joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cashier
  • Cinema Cleaner
  • Domestic Duties

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

Briner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Briner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Briner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Briner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Briner. For the veterans among your Briner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Briner Life Expectancy

What is the average Briner lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Briner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Briner in 1952 was 77, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Briner

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