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Brissey Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of the French surname Brisset (or the variant Brissez), a pet form of the personal name Brès (see Brice). Possibly an altered spelling of the South and Swiss German family name Brütschi, a variant of Britsch.

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

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Brissey Family Origin

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Brissey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Harness Maker

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brissey. A less common occupation for the Brissey family was Harness Maker. The most common Brissey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Brissey's were Farmers.

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Brissey Life Expectancy

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