Brisker Family History

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Brisker Name Meaning

English: variant of Briscoe. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Yiddish brisker ‘native or inhabitant of brisk’ (see Brisk).

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

Similar surnames: Bricker, Brucker, Brisk, Briskey, Brickner, Bresler, Risher, Lisker

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Brisker Family Origin

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Brisker Family Occupations

What did your Brisker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brisker. The most common Brisker occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Brisker's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Brisker family was Farming.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Brisker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brisker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brisker 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Brisker. 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 251 military records available for the last name Brisker. For the veterans among your Brisker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brisker Life Expectancy

What is the average Brisker lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brisker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brisker in 1952 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brisker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brisker 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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