Brideau Family History

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Brideau Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of bridles and harness, from Old French bride ‘bridle’.

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

Similar surnames: Rideau, Barteau, Soileau, Bordeau, Boileau, Pruneau, Beau, Prideaux

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Brideau Family Origin

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Brideau Family Occupations

What did your Brideau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brideau occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Brideau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brideau family was Labourer. Farmer, Farmer'S Son and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brideau.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer'S Son

  • School

  • Labourer


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

Brideau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Brideau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brideau 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 369 immigration records available for the last name Brideau. 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 318 military records available for the last name Brideau. For the veterans among your Brideau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brideau Life Expectancy

What is the average Brideau lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Brideau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brideau in 1961 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brideau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brideau 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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