Brinkmeyer Family History

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Brinkmeyer Name Meaning

North German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) whose farm was on the edge of low-lying grazing land, Middle Low German brinc (see Brink).

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


Similar surnames: Brockmeyer, Brandmeyer, Springmeyer, Eickmeyer, Brunmeier, Bredemeier

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Brinkmeyer Family Origin

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Brinkmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Brinkmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brinkmeyer. 18% of Brinkmeyer men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Brinkmeyer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brinkmeyer were Manager and Shoe Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Manager
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Shoe Worker
    5%

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

Brinkmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Brinkmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brinkmeyer 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 383 immigration records available for the last name Brinkmeyer. 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 587 military records available for the last name Brinkmeyer. For the veterans among your Brinkmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brinkmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Brinkmeyer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Brinkmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Brinkmeyer in 1955 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brinkmeyer

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