Britnell Family History

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Britnell Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a habitational name from a place named as ‘the hall of the Britons’. Compare Brintnall.

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

Similar surnames: Bridwell, Brill, Rishell, Bignell, Brickell, Bradwell, Briddell

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Britnell Family Origin

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Britnell Family Occupations

What did your Britnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Chairmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Britnell. A less common occupation for the Britnell family was Gardener (D). The most common Britnell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Britnell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Chairmaker

  • Gardener (D)


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

Britnell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Britnell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Britnell 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 769 immigration records available for the last name Britnell. 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 701 military records available for the last name Britnell. For the veterans among your Britnell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Britnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Britnell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Britnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Britnell in 1955 was 43, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Britnell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Britnell 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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