Bries Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a vernacular form of the Celtic personal name Brixius (see Brice).

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


Similar surnames: Britz, Briel, Brees, Brier, Bies, Ries, Gries, Beins, Ris, Briese

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Bries Family Origin

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Bries Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    20%
  • Housekeeping

    20%
  • Keeping Saloon

    20%
  • Work At Foundry

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Bries occupation in the USA was Cooper. 20% of Bries's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Bries family was Work At Foundry. Cooper, Housekeeping and Keeping Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bries.

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Bries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bries in 1963 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bries

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