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Brandenburg Family History

Brandenburg Name Meaning
German: regional and habitational name from Brandenburg, the name of a former province, now a state of eastern Germany, its principal city, and numerous other places.

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

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65,797 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
28,966 Military Records
3,536 Immigration Records
28,544 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Brandenburg Families

  • Number of Brandenburg families
     88 - 173
     30 - 87
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brandenburg families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brandenburg last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brandenburg census records

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

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Brandenburg Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Brandenburg 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 Brandenburg

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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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Brandenburg Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brandenburg census records

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Brandenburg Civil War Service Records

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