Briant Family History

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Briant Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Bryan. The addition of -t is due to English speakers’ perception of the devoicing of Gaelic final -n. French: variant of Brian 2.

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


Similar surnames: Brian, Brians, Bryant, Briand, Brint, Bryans, Brien, Brant, Bryan

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Briant Family Origin

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Briant Family Occupations

What did your Briant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briant. The most common Briant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Briant's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Briant family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Briant Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Briant Life Expectancy

What is the average Briant lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Briant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Briant in 1943 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Briant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Briant 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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