Brownrigg Family History

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Brownrigg Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places in Cumbria named Brownrigg, from Old English brun ‘brown’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Browning, Brownlow, Brownlee, Brownell, Trowbridge, Bowring, Brown

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Brownrigg Family Origin

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Brownrigg Family Occupations

What did your Brownrigg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brownrigg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Brownrigg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brownrigg family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brownrigg.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Brownrigg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brownrigg Life Expectancy

What is the average Brownrigg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Brownrigg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Brownrigg in 1949 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brownrigg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brownrigg 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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