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Bracero Family History

Bracero Name Meaning
Spanish: from bracero, an occupational name, most likely for a day laborer or farm hand, although the term could also mean ‘brewer’ and ‘sure-armed man’ (i.e. one with a good aim in throwing or shooting) and these senses cannot be excluded.

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

16,402 Historical Documents with Bracero on Ancestry.com
7,304 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
420 Military Records
609 Immigration Records
5,263 Census and Voter Lists
2,806 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bracero Families

  • Number of Bracero families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bracero families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bracero last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bracero census records

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Bracero Family Origin

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Bracero Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bracero families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bracero

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Bracero Family Occupations

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

Military Service by Bracero

Did the Braceros fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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