Bries Family History

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Bries Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a vernacular form of the Celtic personal name Brixius (see Brice).

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


Similar surnames: Britz, Briel, Brees, Brier, Bies, Ries, Gries, Beins, Ris, Briese

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Bries Family Origin

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Bries Family Occupations

What did your Bries ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bries occupation in the USA was Cooper. 20% of Bries's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Bries family was Work At Foundry. Cooper, Housekeeping and Keeping Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bries.

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  • Cooper

    20%
  • Housekeeping

    20%
  • Keeping Saloon

    20%
  • Work At Foundry

    20%

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

Bries Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bries Life Expectancy

What is the average Bries lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bries in 1963 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bries

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bries 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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