Brickhouse Family History

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Brickhouse Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of the English habitational name Brighouse, from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English brycg ‘bridge’ + hus ‘house’, or alternatively a topographic name from Middle English briggehouse ‘house or tower at or over the entrance to a bridge’, or for someone who lived at a house made of bricks or at a place where bricks were made, Middle English brike ‘brick’ + hous ‘house’.

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

Similar surnames: Brookhouse, Whitehouse, Greenhouse, Barnhouse, Hillhouse, Millhouse

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Brickhouse Family Origin

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Brickhouse Family Occupations

What did your Brickhouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brickhouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Brickhouse's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brickhouse. A less common occupation for the Brickhouse family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Brickhouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Brickhouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brickhouse 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Brickhouse. 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 Brickhouse. For the veterans among your Brickhouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brickhouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Brickhouse lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Brickhouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brickhouse in 1942 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brickhouse 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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