Brackbill Family History

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Brackbill Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Brechbühl (see Brechbill).

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

Similar surnames: Brakebill, Brechbill, Grabill, Graybill, Brechbiel, Gambill, Kraybill

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Brackbill Family Origin

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Brackbill Family Occupations

What did your Brackbill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brackbill family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brackbill. The most common Brackbill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Brackbill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Brackbill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brackbill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brackbill 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 108 immigration records available for the last name Brackbill. 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 499 military records available for the last name Brackbill. For the veterans among your Brackbill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brackbill Life Expectancy

What is the average Brackbill lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brackbill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brackbill in 1958 was 49, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brackbill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brackbill 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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