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Brasil Family History

Brasil Name Meaning
Portuguese and Spanish: ethnic name for someone from Brazil.

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

9,493 Historical Documents with Brasil on Ancestry.com
3,704 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
735 Military Records
390 Immigration Records
939 Census and Voter Lists
3,725 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brasil Families

  • Number of Brasil families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brasil families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brasil last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brasil census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Brasil Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Brasil families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Brasil Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Brasil families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Brasil

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Brasil Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brasil census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Brasil ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Brasil Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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