Brackney Family History

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Brackney Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of North German Brackner or South German Brachner, topographic names from Middle Low German brak, Middle High German brach ‘fallow’, ‘uncultivated (land)’, the suffix -ner denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Bracken, Bracker, Breckner, Bricker, Brueckner, Brackman, Brickler

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Brackney Family Origin

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Brackney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brackney. A less common occupation for the Brackney family was Carpenter. The most common Brackney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Brackney's were Farmers.

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Brackney Historical Records

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Brackney Life Expectancy

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