Brisby Family History

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Brisby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Grisby, Frisby, Grigsby, Bradby, Lisby, Briney, Risby, Bisby, Bigsby

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Brisby Family Origin

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Brisby Family Occupations

What did your Brisby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brisby. 19% of Brisby men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Brisby women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brisby were Salesman and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Laundress
  • Maid
  • Servant

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

Brisby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Brisby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brisby 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 274 immigration records available for the last name Brisby. 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 487 military records available for the last name Brisby. For the veterans among your Brisby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brisby Life Expectancy

What is the average Brisby lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Brisby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Brisby in 1955 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brisby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brisby 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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