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Braden Family History

Braden Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. The Gaelic name was sometimes translated into English as Salmon or Fisher.

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

365,249 Historical Documents with Braden on Ancestry.com
74,026 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,869 Military Records
3,694 Immigration Records
57,714 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Braden Families

  • Number of Braden families
     84 - 165
     29 - 83
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Braden families
     52 - 102
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Braden families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Braden Family Origin

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Braden Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Braden

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Braden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Braden Civil War Service Records

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