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Brinegar Family History

Brinegar Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Breuniger (see Breunig), or of the habitational name Briniger, denoting someone from Brinnig in southern Bavaria.

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

71,310 Historical Documents with Brinegar on Ancestry.com
10,292 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,327 Military Records
83 Immigration Records
5,430 Census and Voter Lists
54,178 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brinegar Families

  • Number of Brinegar families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brinegar families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brinegar last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brinegar Family Origin

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Brinegar Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Brinegar

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Brinegar Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brinegar census records

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Brinegar Civil War Service Records

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