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Bringhurst Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name, probably from a place in Leicestershire, England, called Bringhurst. This was named in Old English with Br¯ninga + hyrst ‘wooded hill’, i.e. ‘wooded hill on lands associated with someone called Br¯ni’.

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


Similar surnames: Longhurst, Broadhurst, Crowhurst, Whitehurst, Blackhurst, Bathurst

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Bringhurst Family Origin

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Bringhurst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Apothecary

    3%
  • Art. Leg Maker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Apothecary were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bringhurst. A less common occupation for the Bringhurst family was Art. Leg Maker. The most common Bringhurst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Bringhurst's were Farmers.

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Bringhurst Life Expectancy

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