Bragg Family History

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Bragg Name Meaning

English: nickname for a cheerful or lively person, from Middle English bragge ‘lively’, ‘cheerful’, ‘active’, also ‘brave’, ‘proud’, ‘arrogant’ (of unknown origin).

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


Similar surnames: Gragg, Dagg, Bugg, Cragg, Brash, Bagge, Brack, Wagg, Stagg, Bigg

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Bragg Family Origin

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Bragg Family Occupations

What did your Bragg ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bragg occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Bragg's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bragg. A less common occupation for the Bragg family was Scholar.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farmer Son

    13%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Scholar

    7%

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

Bragg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bragg Life Expectancy

What is the average Bragg lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bragg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bragg in 1942 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bragg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bragg 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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