Braeger Family History

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Braeger Name Meaning

German (also Bräger): habitational name for someone from any of several places called Bräg in Germany and Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Brager, Breger, Brander, Brugger, Braker, Ranger, Brammer, Bradner

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Braeger Family Origin

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Braeger Family Occupations

What did your Braeger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Braeger family was Shoemaker. Laborer, Laborer In Lumber Yard and Section Fireman On Rr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braeger. The most common Braeger occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Braeger's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Laborer In Lumber Yard

    20%
  • Section Fireman On Rr

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

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

Braeger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Braeger Life Expectancy

What is the average Braeger lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Braeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Braeger in 1949 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braeger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braeger 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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