Brazil Family History

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Brazil Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Breasail ‘descendant of Breasal’, a byname meaning ‘strife’. The accent is on the first syllable. Spanish and Portuguese: variant of Brasil.

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


Similar surnames: Brain, Brasil, Brazill, Braziel, Brazel, Bredin, Brazzle, Bazil

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Brazil Family Origin

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Brazil Family Occupations

What did your Brazil ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Brazil. 32% of Brazil men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Brazil women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brazil were Boss Worker and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Farmers Son
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
  • Boss Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cashier
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%

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

Brazil Historical Records

What Brazil family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Brazil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brazil 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Brazil. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Brazil. For the veterans among your Brazil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brazil Life Expectancy

What is the average Brazil lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brazil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Brazil in 1952 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brazil

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brazil 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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