Brashear Family History

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Brashear Name Meaning

Of French (Huguenot) origin: Americanized variant of Brasseur. The traditional pronunciation is with the stress on the second syllable.

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


Similar surnames: Brasher, Brashears, Broshears, Breshears, Brasseur, Brashier

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Brashear Family Origin

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Brashear Family Occupations

What did your Brashear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brashear. The most common Brashear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Brashear's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brashear family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brashear ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brashear Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brashear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brashear census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brashear. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Brashear. For the veterans among your Brashear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brashear Life Expectancy

What is the average Brashear lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Brashear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Brashear in 1945 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brashear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brashear ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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