Brasel Family History

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Brasel Name Meaning

German (Bräsel): from a reduced pet form of the Latin personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose). North German: nickname for a forgetful or scatter-brained person, from Low German braselich. Jewish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Bramel, Basel, Brause, Brasch, Brass, Brauer, Brose, Brandel, Dresel

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Brasel Family Origin

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Brasel Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brasel. The most common Brasel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Brasel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brasel family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Brasel Historical Records

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Brasel Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Brasel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Brasel in 1953 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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