Brandhorst Family History

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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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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

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Brandhorst Life Expectancy

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