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Brandt Family History

Brandt Name Meaning
topographic name for someone who lived in an area that had been cleared by fire, Middle High German brant (from brennen ‘to burn’).variant of Brand 1.

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

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288,128 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
46,690 Military Records
86,572 Immigration Records
156,381 Census and Voter Lists
400,555 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brandt Families

  • Number of Brandt families
     310 - 618
     104 - 309
     1 - 103
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brandt families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brandt families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brandt census records

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Brandt Family Origin

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Brandt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Brandt

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Brandt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brandt census records

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Brandt Civil War Service Records

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