Brackman Family History

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Brackman Name Meaning

North German (Brackmann): variant of Brockmann or a topographic name from Middle Low German bra(c)k. According to Brechenmacher this denotes a breach point in a dike, or an area of stagnant water behind one. Americanized spelling of German Brachmann (see Brachman).

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

Similar surnames: Backman, Brachman, Brockmann, Hackman, Brockman, Brickman, Dreckman

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Brackman Family Origin

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Brackman Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Brackman occupation in Canada was Miller. 100% of Brackman's were Millers.

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Brackman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Brackman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brackman 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 849 immigration records available for the last name Brackman. 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 930 military records available for the last name Brackman. For the veterans among your Brackman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brackman Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Brackman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brackman in 1960 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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