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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Britt 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 Britt surname or get a copy of the Britt family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Britt Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Britt 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 listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. 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 Britt family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 630 people with the Britt surname in the UK? Britt is now ranked number 3445 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 42535 people with the Britt surname in the USA? Britt is ranked number 143 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Britt Databases

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Britt

Wikipedia Maurice Lee "Footsie" Britt, Jr.
Wikipedia May Britt (born 22 March 1934) is a Swedish actress who had a brief career in the 1950s in Italy and later in the United States.
Wikipedia Charles Robin Britt (born June 29 1942, in San Antonio, Texas) is a former Member of the United States House of Representatives.
Wikipedia Wesley Britt (born November 21, 1981 in) is a free agent American football offensive tackle formerly of the New England Patriots of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Elton Britt (July 27, 1912?June 23, 1972), born James Britt Baker, was a country music singer, songwriter and author who sang and played guitar since his mid-teens.
Wikipedia Brian A.
Wikipedia Gwendolyn Britt (November 29, 1941 ? January 12, 2008) was a member of the Maryland State Senate, first elected in 2003, to represent District 47 in Prince George's County, Maryland, USA, winning with 99.
Wikipedia Edward Joseph Britt (July 19, 1912 ? November 1978) was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Wikipedia Oscar Lee Britt (June 18, 1919 ? December 13, 1992) was an American football guard in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins.
Wikipedia Melendy Britt is an American actress active in television and voice acting since the 1970s.
Wikipedia Henry Middleton Britt, III (June 9, 1919 - February 17, 1995), was a Hot Springs lawyer who was a pioneer in the revitalization of the Republican Party (GOP) in the heavily Democratic state of Arkansas, primarily during the 1960s and 1970s.
Wikipedia Wayman P.
Wikipedia Martin Britt (born 17 January 1946, Leigh-on-Sea) was a centre forward for West Ham from 1963 to 1965 before injury ended his career whilst playing for Blackburn Rovers.
Wikipedia Kenneth "Kenny" Britt (born September 19, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football LeagueCollege career.
Wikipedia Justin Britt (born October 12, 1985 in) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent.
Wikipedia John J.
Wikipedia James Earl Britt (born September 12, 1960 in) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League.