Brintnall Family History

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Brintnall Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Brentnagel, an occupational nickname for a cooper, from Bavarian Brente ‘tub’ + Nagel ‘nail’. Alternatively, it may be an altered spelling of the English surname Brentnall, which is of unknown derivation.

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

Similar surnames: Britnell, Tinnell, Briddell, Broomall, Brittian, Brunell, Quintrell

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Brintnall Family Origin

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Brintnall Family Occupations

What did your Brintnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brintnall. A less common occupation for the Brintnall family was Bank Clerk. The most common Brintnall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Brintnall's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker

  • Bank Clerk


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

Brintnall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brintnall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brintnall 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 105 immigration records available for the last name Brintnall. 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 412 military records available for the last name Brintnall. For the veterans among your Brintnall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brintnall Life Expectancy

What is the average Brintnall lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Brintnall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brintnall in 1965 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brintnall 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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