Bracker Family History

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Bracker Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle Low German braken ‘to plow fallow land’ or from braken ‘to crush flax’. Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss German Bracher. Swiss German (Bräcker): variant of Brägger (see Brager).

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

Similar surnames: Bricker, Bracken, Kracker, Blacker, Brocker, Backer, Brucker, Braker

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Bracker Family Origin

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Bracker Family Occupations

What did your Bracker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bracker. 21% of Bracker men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Bracker women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bracker were Farming and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Seamstress
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer

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

Bracker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bracker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bracker 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 Bracker. 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 Bracker. For the veterans among your Bracker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bracker Life Expectancy

What is the average Bracker lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bracker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bracker in 1962 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

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