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Briscoe Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places so named. Briscoe in Cumberland is named with Old Norse Bretaskógr ‘wood of the Britons’ (see Brett). Brisco in Cumberland and Briscoe in North Yorkshire are named with Old Norse birki ‘birch’ + skógr ‘wood’.

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

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Briscoe Family Origin

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Briscoe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Briscoe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Briscoe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Briscoe family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briscoe.

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Briscoe Life Expectancy

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