Origins of the Brief surname

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    In 1921, most Briefs lived in london

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    What are the most common Brief first names?

    Solomon

    Morris

    Mary

    Anna

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    Common jobs for Briefs

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    Commmon female occupations for Briefs in 1921

    Furier

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    Agricultural Labourers Daughter

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    Agricultural Labourers Wife

    1

    Boot Binder

    1

    Commmon male occupations for Briefs in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    2

    Cabinet Maker

    1

    Carpenter

    1

    Farm Cooper

    1

    Grocer & Provisions

    1

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