Braga Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from Braga, a city in northern Portugal. As Bracara Augusta, it was the capital of the Roman province of Gallaecia.

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


Similar surnames: Fraga, Rana, Prada, Raya, Arata, Bragan, Araya, Bala, Haga, Baba

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Braga Family Origin

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Braga Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Braga family was Laborer. The most common Braga occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Braga's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braga.

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Braga Historical Records

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Braga Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Braga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Braga in 1953 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braga

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