Brandel Family History

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Brandel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Brand 1. Altered spelling of South German Brändle (see Brandle). Swedish: from the Germanic personal name Brand (see Brand 1) + -ell, a common suffix of Swedish surnames, taken from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. Swedish: habitational name for someone from a place named with brand ‘fire’.

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

Similar surnames: Branden, Brander, Bandel, Brand, Randel, Brendel, Sandel, Brandl

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Brandel Family Origin

Where is the Brandel family from?

Brandel Family Occupations

What did your Brandel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brandel family was At Home. The most common Brandel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Brandel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • At Home


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

Brandel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Brandel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brandel 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 Brandel. 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 Brandel. For the veterans among your Brandel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brandel Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brandel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brandel in 1962 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandel 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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