Bracht Family History

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Bracht Name Meaning

habitational name from places called Bracht, in Westphalia, Rhineland, and Hesse. from a short form of any of the various personal names containing the second element -bracht (a local variant of -brecht in Rhineland, Westphalia, and elsewhere), such as Albrecht (see Albert).

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


Similar surnames: Brecht, Brach, Tracht, Pracht, Bright, Becht, Bacha, Bracey, Bache

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Bracht Family Origin

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Bracht Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bracht. The most common Bracht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bracht's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bracht family was Blacksmith.

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Bracht Historical Records

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Bracht Life Expectancy

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