Bryars Family History

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Bryars Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Brier.

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

Similar surnames: Bryers, Bryans, Byars, Bryer, Ryans, Bears, Brass, Ayars, Fryar

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Bryars Family Origin

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Bryars Family Occupations

What did your Bryars ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Beerhouse Keeper & Labourer, Castrator and Clerk At Iron Wks were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bryars. The most common Bryars occupation in the UK was Beerhouse Keeper & Labourer. 7% of Bryars's were Beerhouse Keeper & Labourers. A less common occupation for the Bryars family was Electro Plate Finisher (White Metal).

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  • Beerhouse Keeper & Labourer

  • Castrator

  • Clerk At Iron Wks

  • Electro Plate Finisher (White Metal)


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

Bryars Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bryars. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bryars 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 460 immigration records available for the last name Bryars. 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 Bryars. For the veterans among your Bryars ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bryars Life Expectancy

What is the average Bryars lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bryars life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Bryars in 1955 was 70, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bryars

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bryars 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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