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Brissey Family History

Brissey Name Meaning
Possibly an Americanized spelling of the French surname Brisset (or the variant Brissez), a pet form of the personal name Brès (see Brice).Possibly an altered spelling of the South and Swiss German family name Brütschi, a variant of Britsch.

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

10,164 Historical Documents with Brissey on Ancestry.com
2,284 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
328 Military Records
263 Immigration Records
1,927 Census and Voter Lists
5,362 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brissey Families

  • Number of Brissey families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brissey families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brissey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brissey census records

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Brissey Family Origin

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Brissey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Brissey

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Brissey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brissey census records

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Brissey Civil War Service Records

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