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Bringhurst Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name, probably from a place in Leicestershire, England, called Bringhurst. This was named in Old English with Br¯ninga + hyrst ‘wooded hill’, i.e. ‘wooded hill on lands associated with someone called Br¯ni’.

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


Similar surnames: Longhurst, Broadhurst, Crowhurst, Whitehurst, Blackhurst, Bathurst

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Bringhurst Family Origin

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Bringhurst Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Apothecary were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bringhurst. The most common Bringhurst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Bringhurst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bringhurst family was Art. Leg Maker.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Apothecary

    3%
  • Art. Leg Maker

    3%

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Bringhurst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bringhurst Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bringhurst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Bringhurst in 1955 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bringhurst 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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