Brazier Family History

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Brazier Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in brass, from Old English bræsian ‘to cast in brass’ (a derivative of bræs ‘brass’). French: variant of Brasier.

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

Similar surnames: Grazier, Brasier, Brasher, Crozier, Bradner, Brammer, Brader, Brayer

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Brazier Family Origin

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Brazier Family Occupations

What did your Brazier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brazier occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Brazier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brazier family was Butler. Farmer, Barber and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brazier.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Boiler Maker

  • Butler


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

Brazier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brazier Life Expectancy

What is the average Brazier lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brazier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Brazier in 1956 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brazier 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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