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Brislin Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Breslin. Altered spelling of Swiss and South German Brüstlin, from a diminutive of Middle High German brust ‘chest’, ‘breast’ (see Brust). Americanized form of South German Brüslin, a nickname for a poor person, from an old dialect word Brüslin ‘crumb’.

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


Similar surnames: Breslin, Fralin, Gimlin, Rising, Brisbin, Risi, Crispin, Brison

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Brislin Family Origin

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Brislin Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Brislin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Brislin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

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Brislin Historical Records

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Brislin Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Brislin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Brislin in 1953 was 64, and 70 in 2004.

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