Brite Family History

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Brite Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Bright or German Breit.

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


Similar surnames: Britt, Brine, Crite, Bice, Prime, Brede, Tritz, Critz, Bride, Crites

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Brite Family Origin

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Brite Family Occupations

What did your Brite ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brite family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brite. The most common Brite occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Brite's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Brite Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brite. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brite 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brite. 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 Brite. For the veterans among your Brite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brite Life Expectancy

What is the average Brite lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Brite in 1952 was 70, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brite

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brite 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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