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Brazil Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Breasail ‘descendant of Breasal’, a byname meaning ‘strife’. The accent is on the first syllable. Spanish and Portuguese: variant of Brasil.

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


Similar surnames: Brain, Brasil, Brazill, Braziel, Brazel, Bredin, Brazzle, Bazil

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Brazil Family Origin

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Brazil Family Occupations

What did your Brazil ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brazil. A less common occupation for the Brazil family was Keeping House. The most common Brazil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Brazil's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Brazil Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Brazil ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Brazil Life Expectancy

What is the average Brazil lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Brazil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Brazil in 1952 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brazil 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.

Famous Brazil Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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