Bryson Family History

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Bryson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Brice, Gaelic (Gille) Bhris ‘(servant of) (Saint) Bricius’ (see Brice). Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Briosáin, an altered version of Ó Muirgheasáin (see Morrissey).

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


Similar surnames: Boyson, Benson, Brison, Betson, Bernson, Balson, Branson, Bosson

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Bryson Family Origin

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Bryson Family Occupations

What did your Bryson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bryson. The most common Bryson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Bryson's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Bryson family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

Bryson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bryson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bryson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bryson. 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 Bryson. For the veterans among your Bryson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bryson Life Expectancy

What is the average Bryson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bryson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bryson in 1941 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bryson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bryson 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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