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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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Harness Maker

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandes. A less common occupation for the Brandes family was Carpenter. The most common Brandes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Brandes's were Farmers.

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Brandes Historical Records

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Brandes Life Expectancy

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