Brito Family History

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Brito Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places called Brito. The place name is probably related to the root britt-. Compare Breton.

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

Similar surnames: Britz, Britt, Beito, Bitz, Rio, Brinton, Orio, Busto, Ritt, Bro

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Brito Family Origin

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Brito Family Occupations

What did your Brito ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brito. 25% of Brito men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Brito women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brito were Stevedore and Bordadora

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Stevedore

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Seamstress
  • New Worker
  • Bordadora

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brito Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Brito. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brito 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Brito. 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 Brito. For the veterans among your Brito ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brito Life Expectancy

What is the average Brito lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brito in 1956 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brito 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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