Brine Family History

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Brine Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Bruin. English: of uncertain origin; possibly from Old English bryne ‘burning’, i.e. a topographic name for a clearing made by burning.

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

Similar surnames: Grine, Bryne, Prine, Briney, Brink, Briner, Brice, Price, Brue, Stine

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Brine Family Origin

Where is the Brine family from?

Brine Family Occupations

What did your Brine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brine. The most common Brine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Brine's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brine family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miner


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

Brine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Brine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brine 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Brine. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Brine. For the veterans among your Brine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brine Life Expectancy

What is the average Brine lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Brine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brine in 1954 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brine 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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