Brillant Family History

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Brillant Name Meaning

French: nickname for a charismatic person, from brillant ‘shining’. Compare Brilliant.

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


Similar surnames: Brilliant, Vaillant, Gallant, Merillat, Billard, Tallant, Brisbane

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Brillant Family Origin

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Brillant Family Occupations

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  • Works In Cotton Mill

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brillant family was Laborer. Works In Cotton Mill and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brillant. The most common Brillant occupation in the USA was Works In Cotton Mill. 50% of Brillant's were Works In Cotton Mills.

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Brillant Historical Records

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Brillant Life Expectancy

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