Briody Family History

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Briody Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bruaideadha ‘descendant of Bruaided’, an old Irish personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Grody, Priddy, Brady, Dermody, Troy, Brixey, Brawdy, Braddy, Broady

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Briody Family Origin

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Briody Family Occupations

What did your Briody ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Briody family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briody. The most common Briody occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Briody's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Boiler Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Briody Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Briody. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Briody 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Briody. 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 832 military records available for the last name Briody. For the veterans among your Briody ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Briody Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Briody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Briody in 1958 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Briody 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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