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Brawn Family History

Brawn Name Meaning

English: perhaps, as Reaney suggests, a variant of Brand. Possibly a respelling of German Braun.

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


Similar surnames: Bruin, Braun, Brant, Braum, Brass, Craw, Rain, Gran, Brew, Raun

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Where is the Brawn family from?

You can see how Brawn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brawn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Brawn families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 44 Brawn families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Brawn's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Brawn families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Brawn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Brawn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Brawn. 85% of Brawn men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    85%
  • Lumberman
    16%
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Census Records

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Brawn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brawn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Brawn. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Brawn. For the veterans among your Brawn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brawn lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Brawn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brawn in 1955 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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