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Brassington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire, which is probably named as ‘the settlement (Old English tun) associated with a man named Brandsige’. Brandsige, composed of the elements brand ‘sword’ + sige ‘victory’, is not attested as an Old English personal name, but seems plausible.

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


Similar surnames: Washington, Barrington, Babington, Wallington, Warrington, Darlington

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Brassington Family Origin

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Brassington Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brassington. A less common occupation for the Brassington family was Brick Mason. The most common Brassington occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of Brassington's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    7%

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Brassington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brassington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brassington 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 Brassington. 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 Brassington. For the veterans among your Brassington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brassington Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Brassington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Brassington in 1963 was 81, and 84 in 2004.

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