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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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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.

Source: Census data for Brickhouse | Data not to scale

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