Brito records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Brito family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Brito surname or get a copy of the Brito family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Brito Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Brito Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Brito family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 126 people with the Brito surname in the UK? Brito is now ranked number 3924 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 12153 people with the Brito surname in the USA? Brito is ranked number 153 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Brito Databases

Study the Ellis Island Database for information on the Brito family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Brito surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.

Some Famous People with the surname of Brito

Wikipedia Max Brito (born April 8, 1971 in Senegal) is a former Rugby Union player who represented the Ivory Coast at international level.
Wikipedia Francisco Rodrigues Saturnino de Brito (1864 in Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro ? 1929 in Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul) was considered the pioneer of Sanitary Engineering in Brazil.
Wikipedia Saint John de Brito (born in Lisbon, Portugal, on March 1, 1647 ? died at Oriyur, Tamil Nadu, India, on February 11, 1693) was a Portuguese Jesuit missionary and martyr, often called the Portuguese St.
Wikipedia Louis Gino Acocella (born May 18, 1941), better known by his ring name Gino Brito is a Canadian professional wrestler.
Wikipedia Michelle Caroline Larcher de Brito, born Micaela Carolina Larcher de Brito, also known as Michelle Larcher de Brito or Michelle Brito (born 29 January 1993 in Lisbon) is a Portuguese tennis player.
Wikipedia Maria Brito (born Mar?a Cristina Brito y Avellana in 1947 in Havana, Cuba) is a Cuban-American artist specializing in painting, sculpture and installations.
Wikipedia Jamesson Andrade de Brito (born 13 August 1985) is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Santa Cruz.
Wikipedia Sthefany Fernandes de Brito (S?o Paulo, June 19, 1987), more commonly known as Sthefany Brito, is a Brazilian actress and the older sister of actor Kayky Brito.
Wikipedia Carlos Brito (born 1960) is the inaugural CEO of the current no.
Wikipedia Henrique Neris de Brito (born 11 May, 1987) is a Brazilian footballer currently playing for Portuguese Liga team Rio Ave.
Wikipedia Marcelo Brito is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist who has fought for World Extreme Cagefighting and Brazilian fighting promotion Storm Samurai.
Wikipedia Petronilho de Brito, commonly known as just Petronilho (May 31, 1904 ? 1984), was a Brazilian football forward, who played for the Brazilian national team.
Wikipedia Jorge Horacio Brito (born July 23, 1952) is a prominent Argentine banker and businessman.