Brann Family History

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Brann Name Meaning

English: nickname from Gaelic and Welsh bran ‘raven’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Hebrew acronym consisting of ben-rabi ‘son of’ + the initials of some personal name (for example Nachman, Nahum, Nathan).

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

Similar surnames: Brand, Braun, Bran, Brant, Rann, Bann, Bean, Braden, Brank, Brinn

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Brann Family Origin

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Brann Family Occupations

What did your Brann ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servante were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Brann. 41% of Brann men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Brann women worked as a Servante. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brann were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Miner
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servante
  • Clerk
  • Hired Man
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Brann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brann 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Brann. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Brann. For the veterans among your Brann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brann Life Expectancy

What is the average Brann lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Brann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Brann in 1942 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brann 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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