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Brim Name Meaning

English: variant of Bream 2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of …’, and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. See also Brill.

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


Similar surnames: Brin, Britz, Bram, Brum, Prim, Beim, Trim, Crim, Krim, Baum

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Brim Family Origin

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Brim Family Occupations

What did your Brim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brim. The most common Brim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Brim's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brim family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Brim Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brim Life Expectancy

What is the average Brim lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Brim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Brim in 1949 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brim 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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