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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farmer Son

    13%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Scholar

    7%

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

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Bragg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bragg

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