Briese Family History

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Briese Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Silesia, related to Slavic bres- ‘birch’.

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


Similar surnames: Breese, Brieske, Bliese, Pries, Barrese, Froese, Bries, Riepe, Wiese

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Briese Family Origin

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Briese Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Forgeron

    25%
  • Serviteur

    25%

In 1881, the most common Briese occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Briese's were Farmers. Farmer and Forgeron were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Briese. A less common occupation for the Briese family was Serviteur.

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Briese Historical Records

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Briese Life Expectancy

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