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Braswell Family History

Braswell Name Meaning
English: perhaps a variant of Bracewell.

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

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63,519 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,111 Military Records
1,093 Immigration Records
31,815 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Braswell Families

  • Number of Braswell families
     143 - 283
     48 - 142
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Braswell families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Braswell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Braswell census records

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Braswell Family Origin

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Braswell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Braswell

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Braswell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Braswell census records

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Braswell Civil War Service Records

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