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Bristol Name Meaning

English: variant of Bristow, respelled to conform to the spelling of the modern place name.

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


Similar surnames: Bristow, Bristor, Brewton, Brister, Brison, Britton, Ristow, Gritton

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Bristol Family Origin

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Bristol Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Clerk

    5%

In 1881, the most common Bristol occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Bristol's were Farmers. Farmer, Cultivateur and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bristol. A less common occupation for the Bristol family was Clerk.

Source: Census data for Bristol | Data not to scale

Bristol Historical Records

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Bristol Life Expectancy

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Famous Bristol Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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