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Braaten Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from Bråten, a common farm name in southeastern Norway, derived from Old Norse broti ‘land cleared for cultivation by burning’. Dutch: perhaps a nickname for a trickster, from a derivative of Old French barat, Middle Dutch baraet, beraet ‘deceit’, ‘ruse’, ‘tumult’. Compare Bradt.

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


Similar surnames: Bratten, Bracken, Broten, Braxton, Brayton, Harten, Brester, Branton

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Braaten Family Origin

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Braaten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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In 1880, the most common Braaten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Braaten's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Braaten. A less common occupation for the Braaten family was Laborer.

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Braaten Life Expectancy

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