Brines Family History

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Brines Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name brayne (a back formation of the Yiddish female personal name brayndl, which is a diminutive of Yiddish broyn ‘brown’) + the genitive ending -s. English: variant of Brine.

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

Similar surnames: Bines, Bones, Baines, Brinks, Brin, Brandes, Bries, Rings, Brine

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Brines Family Origin

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Brines Family Occupations

What did your Brines ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Telegrapher and Upholsterer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brines. The most common Brines occupation in Canada was Telegrapher. 67% of Brines's were Telegraphers.

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  • Telegrapher

  • Upholsterer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brines ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brines Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Brines. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brines 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Brines. 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 893 military records available for the last name Brines. For the veterans among your Brines ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brines Life Expectancy

What is the average Brines lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Brines life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brines in 1944 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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