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Brandhorst Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places called Brandhorst, in Westphalia and Saxony-Anhalt, the element -horst denoting a thicket or a hillock in a swamp.

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


Similar surnames: Langhorst, Lindhorst, Windhorst, Barhorst, Bronkhorst, Brunkhorst

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Brandhorst Family Origin

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Brandhorst Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brandhorst family was Keeping House. The most common Brandhorst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Brandhorst's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandhorst.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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Brandhorst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brandhorst Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2003, in the United States, Brandhorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Brandhorst in 1942 was 38, and 83 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandhorst 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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