Braunschweig Family History

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Braunschweig Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Braunschweig in Lower Saxony, known in English as Brunswick. The place name is from the genitive case of the Germanic personal name Bruno (borne by the Duke of Saxony who founded the city in 861) + Old Saxon wik ‘dwelling place’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Branscomb, Braunstein, Bracewell, Brauning, Brandeis, Brancaccio

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Braunschweig Family Origin

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Braunschweig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • At Home

    17%
  • Brick Mason

    17%
  • Works Basquet Factory

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Braunschweig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Braunschweig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Braunschweig family was Works Basquet Factory. Farmer, At Home and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braunschweig.

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Braunschweig Historical Records

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Braunschweig Life Expectancy

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