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Braford Family Origin

Where is the Braford family from?

Braford Family Occupations

What did your Braford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Braford. 24% of Braford men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Braford women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Braford were Salesman and Filler

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Clerical Work
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Filler
    7%

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

Braford Historical Records

What Braford family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Braford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Braford 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 213 immigration records available for the last name Braford. 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 332 military records available for the last name Braford. For the veterans among your Braford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Braford Life Expectancy

What is the average Braford lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Braford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Braford in 1953 was 24, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braford 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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