Brashears Family History

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Brashears Name Meaning

Americanized form of French (Huguenot) Brasseur. Compare Breshears.

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


Similar surnames: Breshears, Broshears, Brashear, Brasher, Boshears, Beshears, Brashier

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Brashears Family Origin

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Brashears Family Occupations

What did your Brashears ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brashears. 16% of Brashears men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Brashears women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brashears were Clerk and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Waitress
    5%

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

Brashears Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Brashears. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brashears 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 284 immigration records available for the last name Brashears. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Brashears. For the veterans among your Brashears ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brashears Life Expectancy

What is the average Brashears lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brashears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Brashears in 1958 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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