Briney Family History

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Briney Name Meaning

English: unexplained. perhaps a habitational name, from a lost or unidentified place, possibly in Worcestershire, where the surname is frequent.

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

Similar surnames: Brisby, Brine, Viney, Riley, Briner, Brimley, Birney, Brixey, Brines

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Briney Family Origin

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Briney Family Occupations

What did your Briney ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Briney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Briney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Briney 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 402 immigration records available for the last name Briney. 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 Briney. For the veterans among your Briney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Briney Life Expectancy

What is the average Briney lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Briney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Briney in 1945 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Briney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Briney 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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