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Brandau Family History

Brandau Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of several places called Brandau, in Hesse, Bavaria, and former East Prussia.

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

18,291 Historical Documents with Brandau on Ancestry.com
4,894 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,041 Military Records
896 Immigration Records
3,292 Census and Voter Lists
8,168 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brandau Families

  • Number of Brandau families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brandau families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brandau last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brandau census records

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Brandau 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 Brandau families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Brandau Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Brandau 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 Brandau

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Brandau Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brandau census records

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Brandau Civil War Service Records

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