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Brack Name Meaning

German and English: metonymic occupational name for a master of hunting dogs or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a hunting dog, Middle High German bracke. The cognate Middle English word was derived via Old French brachez (plural of brachet, a diminutive form). Compare Brakke.

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


Similar surnames: Brock, Back, Brace, Krack, Brick, Beck, Brach, Bruck, Rock, Baack

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Brack Family Origin

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Brack Family Occupations

What did your Brack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Brack's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brack. A less common occupation for the Brack family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Brack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brack 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brack. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brack. For the veterans among your Brack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brack Life Expectancy

What is the average Brack lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Brack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brack in 1950 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brack 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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