Brabant Family History

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Brabant Name Meaning

Ethnic name (in France and England as well as Germany and the Low Countries) for a native of Brabant, a medieval duchy (capital Brussels), which extended from what is now central Belgium northwards into the Netherlands. The name of the duchy is of Dutch origin. See also Brabazon.

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

Similar surnames: Braman, Drabant, Orban, Braband, Braun, Bratt, Sabat, Grabau, Braden

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Brabant Family Origin

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Brabant Family Occupations

What did your Brabant ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brabant family was Student. Farmer, Journalier and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brabant. The most common Brabant occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Brabant's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Journalier

  • Cultivateur

  • Student


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brabant ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brabant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Brabant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brabant 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brabant. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Brabant. For the veterans among your Brabant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brabant Life Expectancy

What is the average Brabant lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Brabant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Brabant in 1943 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brabant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brabant 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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