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Bristow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Bristol, named in Old English with brycg ‘bridge’ + stow ‘assembly place’. The final -l of the modern form is due to a regional pronunciation.

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


Similar surnames: Barstow, Bristol, Brinton, Wriston, Briscoe, Gritton, Whiston

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Bristow Family Origin

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Bristow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • School

    10%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bristow. The most common Bristow occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Bristow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bristow family was Farm Laborer.

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Bristow Historical Records

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Bristow Life Expectancy

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