Britten Family History

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Britten Name Meaning

English: variant of Brittain.

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


Similar surnames: Britton, Brittin, Brittan, Britain, Whitten, Litten, Britts, Brien

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Britten Family Origin

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Britten Family Occupations

What did your Britten ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Britten. The most common Britten occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Britten's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Britten family was Annuitant.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Shoemaker

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

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

Britten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Britten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Britten 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 Britten

Passenger List

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

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Britten Life Expectancy

What is the average Britten lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Britten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Britten in 1956 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Britten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Britten 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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