Branan Family History

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Branan Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Brannan.

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

Similar surnames: Brannan, Branin, Branon, Brannon, Branam, Bragan, Brenan, Brean

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Branan Family Origin

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Branan Family Occupations

What did your Branan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk, Drayman and Liquor Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branan. A less common occupation for the Branan family was Merchant. The most common Branan occupation in Canada was Clerk. 17% of Branan's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

  • Drayman

  • Liquor Merchant

  • Merchant


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

Branan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Branan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Branan 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 938 immigration records available for the last name Branan. 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 Branan. For the veterans among your Branan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Branan Life Expectancy

What is the average Branan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Branan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Branan in 1955 was 58, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Branan 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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