Brisbois Family History

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Brisbois Name Meaning

French: from Old French briser ‘to break’ + bois ‘wood’, ‘forest’, hence possibly a nickname for someone who cleared land.

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


Similar surnames: Brisbane, Biss, Briscoe, Brislin, Bristow, Brisson, Borsos, Brusso

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Brisbois Family Origin

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Brisbois Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    22%
  • Journalier

    17%
  • Cult

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brisbois family was Farmer. Cultivateur, Journalier and Cult were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brisbois. The most common Brisbois occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Brisbois's were Cultivateurs.

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Brisbois Historical Records

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Brisbois Life Expectancy

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