Brandt Family History

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Brandt Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived in an area that had been cleared by fire, Middle High German brant (from brennen ‘to burn’). variant of Brand 1.

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

Similar surnames: Brand, Grandt, Grand, Brands, Brandl, Brant, Branda, Brander, Kandt

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Brandt Family Origin

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Brandt Family Occupations

What did your Brandt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, School, Factory Hand and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandt. The most common Brandt occupation in Canada was School. 29% of Brandt's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Brandt family was Confectioner.

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  • School

  • Factory Hand

  • Farmer

  • Confectioner


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Brandt Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Brandt ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Brandt Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandt lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Brandt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brandt in 1944 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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