Brownrigg Family History

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Brownrigg Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places in Cumbria named Brownrigg, from Old English brun ‘brown’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Browning, Brownlow, Brownlee, Brownell, Trowbridge, Bowring, Brown

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Brownrigg Family Origin

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Brownrigg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Charwoman

    2%
  • Lab

    2%

In 1881, the most common Brownrigg occupation in the UK was Farmer. 16% of Brownrigg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brownrigg family was Lab. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brownrigg.

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Brownrigg Historical Records

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Brownrigg Life Expectancy

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