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Brainard Family Origin

Where is the Brainard family from?

Brainard Family Occupations

What did your Brainard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brainard. A less common occupation for the Brainard family was Farming. The most common Brainard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Brainard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Brainard Historical Records

What Brainard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brainard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brainard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Brainard

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brainard. 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 Brainard. For the veterans among your Brainard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brainard Life Expectancy

What is the average Brainard lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Brainard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Brainard in 1944 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brainard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brainard 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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