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Brahmin Family History

Brahmin Name Meaning

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

193 Historical Documents with Brahmin on Ancestry.com
47 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7 Military Records
18 Immigration Records
26 Census and Voter Lists
95 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brahmin Families

  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brahmin last name
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brahmin families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brahmin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brahmin census records

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Brahmin Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Brahmin families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Brahmin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Brahmin

Using the Social Security Death Index, you can find out how long people with the family name Brahmin lived, as well as find information about specific Brahmin ancestors. The Social Security Death Index has records for over 70 million names; where you can find birth dates, death dates, addresses, and more.

Brahmin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brahmin census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Brahmin ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Brahmin

Did the Brahmins 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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