Brisk Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Brisk, the Yiddish name of two cities: Brest Litovsk in Belarus, and Brzesc Kujawski in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Brick, Britz, Bronk, Bruck, Bick, Brin, Prisk, Brief, Rise, Barish

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Brisk Family Origin

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Brisk Family Occupations

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  • Not Given

    100%

In 1881, the most common Brisk occupation in Canada was Not Given. 100% of Brisk's were Not Givens.

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Brisk Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Brisk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brisk in 1956 was 49, and 51 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brisk

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