Brinsfield Family History

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Brinsfield Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Dutch Bronsveld, a habitational name from a place called Braunsfeld in Keulen.

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


Similar surnames: Winfield, Bransfield, Stansfield, Binsfeld, Mansfield, Brassfield

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Brinsfield Family Origin

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Brinsfield Family Occupations

What did your Brinsfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brinsfield family was Carpenter. The most common Brinsfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Brinsfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brinsfield.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Sailor

    12%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Brinsfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brinsfield Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brinsfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Brinsfield in 1957 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brinsfield 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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