Philbrick Family History

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Philbrick Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Felbrigg in Norfolk, named with Old Scandinavian fjol ‘board’, ‘plank’ + Old English brycg ‘bridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Holbrook, Limbrick, Headrick, Holbeck, Edelbrock, Wildrick, Sheldrick

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Philbrick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Philbrick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Philbrick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Philbrick Family Origin

Where is the Philbrick family from?

Philbrick Family Occupations

What did your Philbrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Philbrick. The most common Philbrick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Philbrick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Philbrick family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Philbrick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Philbrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philbrick 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Philbrick. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Philbrick. For the veterans among your Philbrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Philbrick Life Expectancy

What is the average Philbrick lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Philbrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Philbrick in 1949 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Philbrick 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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