Brais Name Meaning

French: perhaps a variant of Brès, from the Gaulish personal name Brictius.

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


Similar surnames: Bras, Braid, Brass, Blais, Rais, Drass, Ris, Brin, Bruin, Dreis

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Brais Family Origin

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Brais Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    28%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • Charretier

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brais family was Charretier. Cultivateur, Journalier and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brais. The most common Brais occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 28% of Brais's were Cultivateurs.

Source: Census data for Brais | Data not to scale

Brais Historical Records

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Brais Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Brais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brais in 1965 was 84, and 46 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brais

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