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Bracey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from either of two places in France called Brécy, in Aisne and Ardennes.

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


Similar surnames: Bruce, Tracey, Brace, Braley, Tracy, Bray, Bradney, Brackley, Bruley

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Where is the Bracey family from?

You can see how Bracey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bracey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bracey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Bracey families living in North Carolina. This was about 29% of all the recorded Bracey's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Bracey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bracey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bracey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bracey. 22% of Bracey men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Bracey women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bracey were Salesman and Farm 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
    22%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Bracey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bracey 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bracey. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bracey. For the veterans among your Bracey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bracey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bracey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bracey in 1945 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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