Brion Family History

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Brion Name Meaning

Spanish (Brión) and French: habitational name from any of several places called Brion. Most of them derive from the Gaulish element briga ‘height’, ‘hill’ + the suffix -one.

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

Similar surnames: Brian, Brin, Biron, Rion, Breon, Rio, Bordon, Boron, Sion, Barton

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Brion Family Origin

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Brion Family Occupations

What did your Brion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Brion's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brion family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brion.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker


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

Brion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Brion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brion 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brion. 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 Brion. For the veterans among your Brion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brion Life Expectancy

What is the average Brion lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Brion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Brion in 1963 was 70, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brion 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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