Briskey Family History

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Briskey Name Meaning

English: variant of Briscoe. Americanized spelling of German Briske.

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


Similar surnames: Brisky, Brissey, Broskey, Brisker, Crissey, Frickey, Briske, Prinkey

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Briskey Family Origin

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Briskey Family Occupations

What did your Briskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briskey. A less common occupation for the Briskey family was Miller. The most common Briskey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Briskey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Farming

    22%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Miller

    9%

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

Briskey Historical Records

What Briskey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Briskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Briskey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Briskey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Briskey. 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 Briskey. For the veterans among your Briskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Briskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Briskey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Briskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Briskey in 1953 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Briskey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Briskey 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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