Brownrigg Family History

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Brownrigg Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places in Cumbria named Brownrigg, from Old English brun ‘brown’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Browning, Brownlow, Brownlee, Brownell, Trowbridge, Bowring, Brown

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Brownrigg Family Origin

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Brownrigg Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    29%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Day Laborer

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    7%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brownrigg. A less common occupation for the Brownrigg family was Dressmaker. The most common Brownrigg occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 29% of Brownrigg's were Cultivateurs.

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Brownrigg Historical Records

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Brownrigg Life Expectancy

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