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Brackeen Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Bracken .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bracken, Brackin, Brackens, Macken, Brackman, Bracker, Bricken

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Where is the Brackeen family from?

You can see how Brackeen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brackeen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Brackeen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 62 Brackeen families living in Texas. This was about 74% of all the recorded Brackeen's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Brackeen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Brackeen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Brackeen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Brackeen. 38% of Brackeen men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Brackeen women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brackeen were Waiter and Saleswoman. .

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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
    38%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Waiter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Operator
    18%
  • Dress Maker
    12%
  • Saleswoman
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brackeen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brackeen 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 96 immigration records available for the last name Brackeen. 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 960 military records available for the last name Brackeen. For the veterans among your Brackeen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brackeen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brackeen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Brackeen in 1952 was 33, and 83 in 2004.

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