Brachman Family History

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Brachman Name Meaning

German (Brachmann): variant of Brach, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Brackman, Bachmann, Bachman, Bauchman, Brayman, Backman, Braman

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Brachman Family Origin

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Brachman Family Occupations

What did your Brachman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brachman family was Coachman. Farmer, Carpenter and Candy Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brachman. The most common Brachman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Brachman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Candy Maker

  • Coachman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brachman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brachman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brachman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brachman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 757 immigration records available for the last name Brachman. 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 Card

There are 386 military records available for the last name Brachman. For the veterans among your Brachman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brachman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brachman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brachman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Brachman in 1962 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brachman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brachman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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