Brittain Family History

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Brittain Name Meaning

English: ethnic name for a Celtic-speaking Briton or Breton (see Brett). In more recent times, this surname was adopted by immigrants to Britain as a token of their new patriotism.

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


Similar surnames: Britt, Bratten, Brittan, Britain, Brittin, Bratton, Britts, Gritton

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Brittain Family Origin

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Brittain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • School

    12%
  • Potter

    6%
  • Student

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Potter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brittain. The most common Brittain occupation in Canada was Farmer. 13% of Brittain's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brittain family was Student.

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Brittain Historical Records

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Brittain Life Expectancy

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