Brevard Family History

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Brevard Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French bref ‘small’ + the derogatory suffix -ard.

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


Similar surnames: Bravard, Breland, Revere, Buzzard, Bechard, Breard, Beard, Bedard

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Brevard Family Origin

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Brevard Family Occupations

What did your Brevard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brevard. 34% of Brevard men worked as a Laborer and 33% of Brevard women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brevard were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    26%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    33%
  • Domestic
    13%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

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

Brevard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Brevard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brevard 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 85 immigration records available for the last name Brevard. 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 Brevard. For the veterans among your Brevard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brevard Life Expectancy

What is the average Brevard lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Brevard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Brevard in 1954 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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