Brisbois Family History

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Brisbois Name Meaning

French: from Old French briser ‘to break’ + bois ‘wood’, ‘forest’, hence possibly a nickname for someone who cleared land.

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


Similar surnames: Brisbane, Biss, Briscoe, Brislin, Bristow, Brisson, Borsos, Brusso

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Brisbois Family Origin

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Brisbois Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Boot And Shoe Maker

    7%
  • Common Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brisbois family was Common Laborer. The most common Brisbois occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Brisbois's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Boot And Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brisbois.

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Brisbois Historical Records

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Brisbois Life Expectancy

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Famous Brisbois Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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