Brad Family History

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Brad Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Variant of Dutch Bradt. Romanian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Brand, Bradt, Bray, Barad, Brawn, Bratt, Broad, Braid, Rad, Boram

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Brad Family Origin

Where is the Brad family from?

Brad Family Occupations

What did your Brad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Brad's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brad. A less common occupation for the Brad family was Brick Mason.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    7%

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

Brad Historical Records

What Brad family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Brad Life Expectancy

What is the average Brad lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2000, in the United States, Brad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Brad in 1963 was 76, and 89 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brad 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.

Famous Brad Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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