Bracknell Family History

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Bracknell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Berkshire named Bracknell from an Old English personal name Bracca (genitive -n) + halh ‘nook or corner of land’.

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


Similar surnames: Bucknell, Bicknell, Blacknall, Brockwell, Bracewell, Bracken

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Bracknell Family Origin

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Bracknell Family Occupations

What did your Bracknell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bracknell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Bracknell's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Labor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bracknell.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Farm Labor

    17%

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

Bracknell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bracknell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bracknell lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bracknell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bracknell in 1958 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bracknell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bracknell 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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