Brygier Family History

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Brygier Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Krygier, Brager, Breger, Brier, Kryger, Brugger, Brazier, Brymer

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Brygier Family Origin

Where is the Brygier family from?

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Brygier Family Occupations

What did your Brygier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dress Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brygier. 34% of Brygier men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Brygier women worked as a Dress Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brygier were Helper and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Banker
    17%
  • Freight Handler
    17%
  • Helper
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Dress Operator
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Operator
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brygier Historical Records

What Brygier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 49 census records available for the last name Brygier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brygier 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 29 immigration records available for the last name Brygier. 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 16 military records available for the last name Brygier. For the veterans among your Brygier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brygier Life Expectancy

What is the average Brygier lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2001, in the United States, Brygier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Brygier in 1964 was 89, and 87 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brygier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brygier 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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