Brachfeld Family History

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Brachfeld Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Brachfeld ‘fallow field’.

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


Similar surnames: Rothfeld, Hirschfeld, Rehfeld, Kronfeld, Wachtel, Bielefeld, Bacher

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Brachfeld Family Origin

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Brachfeld Family Occupations

What did your Brachfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Butcher and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brachfeld. 14% of Brachfeld men worked as a Butcher and 20% of Brachfeld women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brachfeld were Grov Cutter and Dental Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Butcher
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Grov Cutter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Dental Assistant
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brachfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 618 census records available for the last name Brachfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brachfeld 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Brachfeld. 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 157 military records available for the last name Brachfeld. For the veterans among your Brachfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brachfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Brachfeld lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2002, in the United States, Brachfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Brachfeld in 1955 was 53, and 77 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brachfeld

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