Brim Name Meaning

English: variant of Bream 2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of …’, and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. See also Brill.

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


Similar surnames: Brin, Britz, Bram, Brum, Prim, Beim, Trim, Crim, Krim, Baum

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Brim Family Origin

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Brim Family Occupations

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  • Clergyman

    33%
  • Drawing Teacher

    33%
  • Music Teacher

    33%

In 1881, Clergyman and Drawing Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brim. The most common Brim occupation in Canada was Clergyman. 33% of Brim's were Clergymans. A less common occupation for the Brim family was Music Teacher.

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Brim Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Brim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Brim in 1949 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brim

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