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Brackett Family History

Brackett Name Meaning
English: from Middle English, Old French brachet, denoting a type of hound. The word was also used as a term of abuse.

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

529,508 Historical Documents with Brackett on Ancestry.com
74,031 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
19,850 Military Records
2,849 Immigration Records
42,923 Census and Voter Lists
389,855 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brackett Families

  • Number of Brackett families
     114 - 225
     39 - 113
     1 - 38
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brackett families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brackett last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brackett Family Origin

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Brackett Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Brackett

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Brackett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brackett census records

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Brackett Civil War Service Records

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