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Briske Name Meaning

East German: topographic name from Slavic bris ‘birch’ (see Britz). Variant of Brisske, nickname meaning ‘brother’ in German thieves’ cant.

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


Similar surnames: Breske, Bruske, Riske, Bricker, Brickel, Briese, Brieske, Brisker

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Briske Family Origin

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Briske Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • House Keeper

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, House Keeper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briske. The most common Briske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Briske's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Briske family was Shoemaker.

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Briske Historical Records

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Briske Life Expectancy

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