Brison Family History

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Brison Name Meaning

Scottish, northern English, and Irish: variant spelling of Bryson.

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

Similar surnames: Brisbon, Brian, Brinson, Bryson, Brydon, Beson, Benison, Burlison

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Brison Family Origin

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Brison Family Occupations

What did your Brison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brison family was Carpenter. The most common Brison occupation in the UK was Farmer. 18% of Brison's were Farmers. Farmer, Brush & Bellows Maker Employing 45 Men 30 Women 15 Boys and Brush & Bellows Manufacturer Employ 54 Men 1 Boy 36 Women were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brison.

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  • Farmer

  • Brush & Bellows Maker Employing 45 Men 30 Women 15 Boys

  • Brush & Bellows Manufacturer Employ 54 Men 1 Boy 36 Women

  • Carpenter


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

Brison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Brison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brison 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 Brison. 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 Brison. For the veterans among your Brison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brison Life Expectancy

What is the average Brison lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Brison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Brison in 1945 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brison 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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