Brasseur Family History

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Brasseur Name Meaning

French and English (of both Norman and Huguenot origin): occupational name for a brewer, from Old French brasser ‘to brew’. See also Brasher.

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


Similar surnames: Brasher, Brassel, Brassard, Bruster, Brasier, Brusse, Brashear

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Brasseur Family Origin

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Brasseur Family Occupations

What did your Brasseur ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brasseur. A less common occupation for the Brasseur family was Son. The most common Brasseur occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Brasseur's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • School

    16%
  • Cultivateur

    9%
  • Son

    7%

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

Brasseur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brasseur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brasseur 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 Brasseur. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brasseur. For the veterans among your Brasseur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brasseur Life Expectancy

What is the average Brasseur lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Brasseur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brasseur in 1955 was 53, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brasseur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brasseur 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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