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Brillon Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of Old French beril (feminine berille) ‘trap (for birds)’, hence an occupational name for a bird catcher.

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


Similar surnames: Bouillon, Taillon, Brill, Trillo, Dillon, Bilton, Brion, Naillon

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Brillon Family Origin

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Brillon Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    43%
  • Voyageur

    10%
  • Cutivateur

    7%
  • Gardeur

    7%

In 1881, the most common Brillon occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 43% of Brillon's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Voyageur and Cutivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brillon. A less common occupation for the Brillon family was Gardeur.

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Brillon Historical Records

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Brillon Life Expectancy

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