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Brando Family History

Brando Name Meaning
Italian: from the Germanic (Lombardic) personal name Brando, a short form of the various compound personal names formed with brand ‘sword’, particularly Aldobrando and Ildebrando.

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

14,275 Historical Documents with Brando on Ancestry.com
4,163 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,807 Military Records
618 Immigration Records
2,726 Census and Voter Lists
4,961 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brando Families

  • Number of Brando families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brando families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brando last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brando census records

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Brando Family Origin

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Brando Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Brando

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Brando Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brando census records

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Brando Civil War Service Records

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