Brisk Family History

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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

What did your Brisk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brisk. 21% of Brisk men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Brisk women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brisk were Laborer and Dancer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    24%
  • Clerk
    24%
  • Housewife
    24%
  • Dancer
    16%

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

Brisk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brisk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brisk 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 579 immigration records available for the last name Brisk. 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 970 military records available for the last name Brisk. For the veterans among your Brisk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brisk Life Expectancy

What is the average Brisk lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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