Brandis Family History

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Brandis Name Meaning

Swiss and German: habitational name from a former Brandis castle in Emmental near Bern, Switzerland, or from any of the places so named in Saxony, Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Brandeis.

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


Similar surnames: Brandeis, Brandes, Brand, Brander, Bandi, Brandau, Brandli, Brandon

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Brandis Family Origin

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Brandis Family Occupations

What did your Brandis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Druggist, Machinist and Potter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandis. The most common Brandis occupation in Canada was Druggist. 20% of Brandis's were Druggists. A less common occupation for the Brandis family was Tinsmith.

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  • Druggist

    20%
  • Machinist

    20%
  • Potter

    20%
  • Tinsmith

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brandis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brandis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brandis Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandis lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brandis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Brandis in 1957 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandis 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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