Brackenbury Family History

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Brackenbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several minor places named with Middle English braken ‘bracken’ (from Old English bræcen or Old Norse brakni) + Old Norse berg ‘hill’, among them Brackenber in West Yorkshire and Cumbria, Brackenborough in Lincolnshire, and Breckenbrough in North Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Bracken, Bradbury, Banbury, Blackburn, Frankenberg, Blankenburg

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Brackenbury Family Origin

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Brackenbury Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • At Home

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brackenbury. A less common occupation for the Brackenbury family was Carpenter. The most common Brackenbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Brackenbury's were Farmers.

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Brackenbury Historical Records

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Brackenbury Life Expectancy

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