Brin Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Brin, the Yiddish name for Brno, a city in Moravia. 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. French: nickname for a loud or quarrelsome man, from Old French brin ‘noise’, ‘tumult’.

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


Similar surnames: Brim, Bain, Brun, Brian, Bruin, Bien, Bean, Brion, Bran, Bein

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Brin Family Origin

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Brin Family Occupations

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, Dry Goods Merchant, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brin. A less common occupation for the Brin family was Laborer. The most common Brin occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 14% of Brin's were Dry Goods Merchants.

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Brin Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Brin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Brin in 1954 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brin

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