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Brandes Family History

Brandes Name Meaning
German: patronymic from the personal name Brand.

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

71,582 Historical Documents with Brandes on Ancestry.com
26,957 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,872 Military Records
4,988 Immigration Records
13,294 Census and Voter Lists
21,471 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brandes Families

  • Number of Brandes families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brandes families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brandes families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brandes census records

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Brandes Family Origin

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Brandes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Brandes

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Brandes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brandes census records

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Brandes Civil War Service Records

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