Braithwaite Family History

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Braithwaite Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of the places in Cumbria and Yorkshire named Braithwaite, from Old Norse breiðr ‘broad’ + þveit ‘clearing’.

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

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Braithwaite Family Origin

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Braithwaite Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Works In Hosiery Mill

    8%

In 1880, the most common Braithwaite occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Braithwaite's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braithwaite. A less common occupation for the Braithwaite family was Works In Hosiery Mill.

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Braithwaite Historical Records

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Braithwaite Life Expectancy

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