Bragdon Family History

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Bragdon Name Meaning

English: most probably a variant of Brogden.

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

Similar surnames: Brogdon, Bagdon, Grandon, Bradow, Bratton, Brabson, Bardon, Brandom

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Bragdon Family Origin

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Bragdon Family Occupations

What did your Bragdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bragdon family was Labour. The most common Bragdon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Bragdon's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bragdon.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Son

  • Labour


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

Bragdon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bragdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bragdon 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 Bragdon. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bragdon. For the veterans among your Bragdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bragdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Bragdon lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bragdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bragdon in 1945 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bragdon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bragdon 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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