Brislin Family History

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Brislin Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Breslin. Altered spelling of Swiss and South German Brüstlin, from a diminutive of Middle High German brust ‘chest’, ‘breast’ (see Brust). Americanized form of South German Brüslin, a nickname for a poor person, from an old dialect word Brüslin ‘crumb’.

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

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Brislin Family Origin

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Brislin Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Miner

    15%
  • Coal Miner

    8%

In 1880, the most common Brislin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Brislin's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Brislin family was Coal Miner. Laborer, Farmer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brislin.

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Brislin Life Expectancy

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