Brignac Family History

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Brignac Name Meaning

French: habitational name from either of two places called Brignac, in Corrèze and Hénault. Both are named with Roman personal names (Brinnius and a reduced form of Aprionus respectively) + the suffix -acus, denoting ownership.

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


Similar surnames: Brigham, Gignac, Brion, Brin, Bright, Vigna, Brennan, Carignan

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Brignac Family Origin

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Brignac Family Occupations

What did your Brignac ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brignac occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Brignac's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer And Shingle Maker and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brignac. A less common occupation for the Brignac family was Dearer In Gen. Mdse. Notary Pubic.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farmer And Shingle Maker

    14%
  • Brick Layer

    7%
  • Dearer In Gen. Mdse. Notary Pubic

    7%

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Brignac Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brignac. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brignac 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brignac. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brignac. For the veterans among your Brignac ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brignac Life Expectancy

What is the average Brignac lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Brignac life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brignac in 1963 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brignac

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brignac 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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