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Brisk Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Brisk, the Yiddish name of two cities: Brest Litovsk in Belarus, and Brzesc Kujawski in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Brick, Britz, Bronk, Bruck, Bick, Brin, Prisk, Brief, Rise, Barish

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Brisk Family Origin

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Brisk Family Occupations

What did your Brisk ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Corn Miller, Drill Instructor Prof and Gen Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brisk. The most common Brisk occupation in the UK was Corn Miller. 20% of Brisk's were Corn Millers. A less common occupation for the Brisk family was Laborer.

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  • Corn Miller

    20%
  • Drill Instructor Prof

    20%
  • Gen Lab

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Brisk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brisk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brisk 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brisk. 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 Brisk. For the veterans among your Brisk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brisk Life Expectancy

What is the average Brisk lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brisk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brisk in 1956 was 49, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brisk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brisk 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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