Briden Family History

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Briden Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Bryden.

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

Similar surnames: Brydon, Breden, Bride, Brien, Brison, Brian, Biven, Risden, Brinn

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Briden Family Origin

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Briden Family Occupations

What did your Briden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Briden family was At Home. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briden. The most common Briden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Briden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • At Home


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

Briden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Briden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Briden 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 873 immigration records available for the last name Briden. 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 781 military records available for the last name Briden. For the veterans among your Briden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Briden Life Expectancy

What is the average Briden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Briden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Briden in 1952 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Briden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Briden 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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