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Brisbin Name Meaning

English: variant of Brisbon . This surname is rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Brisbon, Brislin, Brison, Briden, Briskin, Bisbing, Brittin, Frisbie

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Where is the Brisbin family from?

You can see how Brisbin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brisbin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Brisbin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Brisbin families living in Lancashire. This was about 56% of all the recorded Brisbin's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Brisbin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Brisbin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Brisbin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Brisbin. 16% of Brisbin men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Brisbin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brisbin were Salesman and Housework. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Brisbin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brisbin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 370 immigration records available for the last name Brisbin. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Brisbin. For the veterans among your Brisbin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brisbin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Brisbin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brisbin in 1954 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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