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Braccio Name Meaning

Italian (southern): from braccio ‘arm’ hence a nickname for someone with strong deformed or otherwise noticeable arms. Alternatively from the medieval personal name Braccio a short form of Fortebraccio (‘strong arm’).

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


Similar surnames: Bracco, Bracci, Braccia, Raccio, Bracero, Bricco, Brocco, Boccio

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Where is the Braccio family from?

You can see how Braccio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Braccio family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Braccio families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Braccio families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Braccio's in USA. New York had the highest population of Braccio families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Braccio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Braccio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Braccio. 34% of Braccio men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Tailor
    27%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
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What Braccio family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 949 census records available for the last name Braccio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Braccio census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 448 immigration records available for the last name Braccio. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 174 military records available for the last name Braccio. For the veterans among your Braccio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Braccio lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Braccio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Braccio in 1962 was 80, and 76 in 2004.

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