Brakefield Family History

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Brakefield Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English brake ‘thicket’, ‘bracken’ (see Brake) + feld ‘open country’, ‘cleared land’.

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


Similar surnames: Wakefield, Brayfield, Benefield, Bradfield, Barfield, Barnfield

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Brakefield Family Origin

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Brakefield Family Occupations

What did your Brakefield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brakefield occupation in Canada was Laborer. 100% of Brakefield's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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

Brakefield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brakefield Life Expectancy

What is the average Brakefield lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Brakefield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brakefield in 1942 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brakefield 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.

Famous Brakefield Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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