Brandes Family History

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Brandes Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Brand. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Brandeis

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


Similar surnames: Brander, Brandis, Brandeis, Brands, Brandel, Branden, Brand, Bandel

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Brandes Family Origin

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Brandes Family Occupations

What did your Brandes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Brandes. 14% of Brandes men worked as a Carpenter and 67% of Brandes women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brandes were Carp Baker and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carp Baker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    67%
  • Domestic
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brandes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Brandes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brandes 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Brandes. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Brandes. For the veterans among your Brandes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brandes Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Brandes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brandes in 1943 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandes 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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