Brightman Family History

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Brightman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a servant of a man called Bright’, or a variant of Bright 1.

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


Similar surnames: Richman, Wightman, Brighton, Bright, Brickman, Lichtman, Kreitman

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Brightman Family Origin

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Brightman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • At School

    11%
  • Baker

    11%
  • Butcher

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, At School and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brightman. A less common occupation for the Brightman family was Butcher. The most common Brightman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Brightman's were Farmers.

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Brightman Historical Records

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Brightman Life Expectancy

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Famous Brightman Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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