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Brannan Family History

Brannan Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Brennan.

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

271,095 Historical Documents with Brannan on Ancestry.com
70,334 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,251 Military Records
6,537 Immigration Records
57,059 Census and Voter Lists
122,914 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brannan Families

  • Number of Brannan families
     52 - 102
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brannan families
     175 - 348
     59 - 174
     1 - 58
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brannan families
     179 - 356
     60 - 178
     1 - 59
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brannan census records

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

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Brannan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Brannan 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 Brannan

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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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Brannan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brannan census records

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Brannan Civil War Service Records

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