Brandenstein Family History

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Brandenstein Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places in central Germany, particularly castles, named Brandenstein.

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


Similar surnames: Frankenstein, Bodenstein, Falkenstein, Hertenstein, Rabenstein

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Brandenstein Family Origin

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Brandenstein Family Occupations

What did your Brandenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brandenstein occupation in the USA was Tailor. 13% of Brandenstein's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Brandenstein family was Cigar Bus.. Tailor, Butcher and Cigar & Tobacco Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandenstein.

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  • Tailor

    13%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Cigar & Tobacco Dealer

    6%
  • Cigar Bus.

    6%

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Brandenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brandenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandenstein lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Brandenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brandenstein in 1960 was 41, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandenstein 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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