Brion Family History

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Brion Name Meaning

Spanish (Brión) and French: habitational name from any of several places called Brion. Most of them derive from the Gaulish element briga ‘height’, ‘hill’ + the suffix -one.

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


Similar surnames: Brian, Brin, Biron, Rion, Breon, Rio, Bordon, Boron, Sion, Barton

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Brion Family Origin

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Brion Family Occupations

What did your Brion ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Brion. 11% of Brion men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Brion women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brion were Storekeeper and Donester

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Journalier
    9%
  • Cultivateur
    5%
  • Storekeeper
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
    23%
  • Baker None
    12%
  • Cuisinier
    12%
  • Donester
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Brion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brion 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brion. 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 Brion. For the veterans among your Brion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brion Life Expectancy

What is the average Brion lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Brion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Brion in 1963 was 70, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brion

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brion 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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