Bratten Family History

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Bratten Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Mac an Bhreatnaich ‘son of the Briton’, originally denoting a Strathclyde Welsh-speaking Briton. It was applied in Ireland also to people from Brittany. Compare Brett, McBratney. Swedish (Brattén): ornamental name composed of the personal name Bratt + the surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius ‘descendant of’. variant of Norwegian Braaten.

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


Similar surnames: Branden, Braaten, Braden, Bracken, Bratton, Rutten, Botten, Broten

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Bratten Family Origin

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Bratten Family Occupations

What did your Bratten ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bratten. 24% of Bratten men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Bratten women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bratten were Operator and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Operator
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%

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

Bratten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bratten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bratten 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 653 immigration records available for the last name Bratten. 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 Bratten. For the veterans among your Bratten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bratten Life Expectancy

What is the average Bratten lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bratten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bratten in 1949 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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