Braatz Family History

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Braatz Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a fat or clumsy person, from Low German bratsch, bratz ‘plump’.

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

Similar surnames: Raatz, Bartz, Bautz, Ratz, Bratz, Kritz, Spatz, Pratz, Brack, Britz

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Braatz Family Origin

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Braatz Family Occupations

What did your Braatz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Braatz family was Dealer In Genr'L Merds.. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braatz. The most common Braatz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Braatz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store

  • Dealer In Genr'L Merds.


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Braatz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Braatz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Braatz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 821 immigration records available for the last name Braatz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Braatz. For the veterans among your Braatz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Braatz Life Expectancy

What is the average Braatz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Braatz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Braatz in 1951 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braatz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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