Bragan Family History

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Bragan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bragáin, an unexplained name, recorded from the 12th century but now rare in Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Brogan, Drugan, Fagan, Braden, Regan, Braman, Brain, Ragon, Organ

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Bragan Family Origin

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Bragan Family Occupations

What did your Bragan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bragan. The most common Bragan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bragan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bragan family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Mason

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner


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

Bragan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bragan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bragancensus 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 792 immigration records available for the last name Bragan. 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 Bragan. For the veterans among your Bragan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bragan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bragan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bragan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bragan in 1955 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bragan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bragan 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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