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Briner Name Meaning

Swiss German: habitational name for someone from Brin in Grison canton (Graubünden) or from the Brin valley. Probably also an Americanized spelling of Breiner.

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


Similar surnames: Brier, Griner, Braner, Brimer, Brinser, Riner, Beiner, Brine, Riser

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Briner Family Origin

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Briner Family Occupations

What did your Briner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briner. A less common occupation for the Briner family was Farm Laborer. The most common Briner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Briner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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

Briner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Briner Life Expectancy

What is the average Briner lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Briner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Briner in 1952 was 77, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Briner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Briner 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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