Brisby Family History

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Brisby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Grisby, Frisby, Grigsby, Bradby, Lisby, Briney, Risby, Bisby, Bigsby

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Brisby Family Origin

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Brisby Family Occupations

What did your Brisby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brisby family was Draper. The most common Brisby occupation in the UK was Farmer. 27% of Brisby's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Dealer Clothes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brisby.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Dealer Clothes

    7%
  • Draper

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brisby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brisby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brisby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brisby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Brisby

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brisby. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brisby. For the veterans among your Brisby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brisby Life Expectancy

What is the average Brisby lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Brisby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Brisby in 1955 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brisby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brisby 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.

Famous Brisby Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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