Brinkman Family History

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Brinkman Name Meaning

Dutch and Danish: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow in low-lying marshland (see Brink).

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

Similar surnames: Brinkmann, Brockman, Brugman, Backman, Brickman, Brackman, Branaman

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Brinkman Family Origin

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Brinkman Family Occupations

What did your Brinkman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brinkman. The most common Brinkman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Brinkman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brinkman family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Brinkman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Brinkman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Brinkman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brinkman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Brinkman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Brinkman in 1951 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brinkman 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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