Brittain records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Brittain family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. 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 Brittain surname or get a copy of the Brittain family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Brittain Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Brittain 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 Brittain family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3009 people with the Brittain surname in the UK? Brittain is now ranked number 1806 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 9115 people with the Brittain surname in the USA? Brittain is ranked number 154 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Brittain Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on the Brittain 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 Brittain

Wikipedia Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 ? 29 March 1970) was an English writer, feminist and pacifist, best remembered as the author of the best-selling 1933 memoir "Testament of Youth", recounting her experiences during World War I and the beginning of her journey towards pacifism.
Wikipedia Martin Brittain (born 29 December 1984) is an English footballer, who currently plays for Gateshead.
Wikipedia Donald Brittain, O.
Wikipedia Ronald Brittain MBE (September 12, 1899- January 9, 1981) was well known during his lifetime as an archetypal Regimental Sergeant Major (R.
Wikipedia Sir Henry Ernest "Harry" Brittain (24 December 1873 - 9 July 1974) was a British journalist and Conservative politician.
Wikipedia Marion Luther Brittain, Sr.
Wikipedia Michael James "Mike" Brittain (born June 21, 1963 in Clearwater, Florida ? died October 1995) was an American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Richard Charles ' Charlie ' Brittain (born 7 June, 1887 on the Isle of Wight?died 1949) was a professional footballer who played for Portsmouth, Northampton Town, Tottenham Hotspur and Cardiff City.

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