Brathwaite Family History

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Brathwaite Name Meaning

English: variant of Braithwaite.

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


Similar surnames: Braithwaite, Crosthwait, Thwaits, Bridgwater, Britain, Brabham

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Brathwaite Family Origin

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Brathwaite Family Occupations

What did your Brathwaite ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brathwaite occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 20% of Brathwaite's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Brathwaite family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Assistant Tailor and Carpenter & Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brathwaite.

View Census data for Brathwaite | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • Assistant Tailor

    10%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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

Brathwaite Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brathwaite Life Expectancy

What is the average Brathwaite lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Brathwaite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Brathwaite in 1951 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brathwaite

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brathwaite 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.

Famous Brathwaite Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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