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Braniff Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Branduibh ‘descendant of Brandubh’, a personal name composed of the elements bran ‘raven’ + dubh ‘black’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcniff, Brandon, Brazil, Vranich, Reiff, Caniff, Brannick, Brain

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Braniff Family Origin

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Braniff Family Occupations

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  • Buyer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Fisherman

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Braniff family was Fisherman. The most common Braniff occupation in Canada was Buyer. 25% of Braniff's were Buyers. Buyer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braniff.

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Braniff Historical Records

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Braniff Life Expectancy

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