Brackens Family History

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Brackens Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Bracken.

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


Similar surnames: Brackins, Bracken, Brackeen, Brackin, Macken, Backes, Bricken

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Brackens Family Origin

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Brackens Family Occupations

What did your Brackens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brackens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Brackens's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brackens. A less common occupation for the Brackens family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

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

Brackens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brackens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brackens 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brackens. 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 Brackens. For the veterans among your Brackens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brackens Life Expectancy

What is the average Brackens lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Brackens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Brackens in 1949 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brackens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brackens 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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