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Bracy Family History

Bracy Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bracey.

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


Similar surnames: Braly, Brach, Stacy, Tacy, Creacy, Brawn, Bracey, Racy, Brace, Acy

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Where is the Bracy family from?

You can see how Bracy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bracy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bracy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Bracy families living in Virginia. This was about 28% of all the recorded Bracy's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Bracy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bracy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bracy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bracy. 27% of Bracy men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Bracy women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bracy were Salesman and Teacher.

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Cook
    11%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
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What Bracy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Bracy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bracy 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 762 immigration records available for the last name Bracy. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bracy. For the veterans among your Bracy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bracy lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bracy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bracy in 1949 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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