Brakebill Family History

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Brakebill Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Brechbühl (see Brechbill).

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

Similar surnames: Brackbill, Brechbill, Brightbill, Grabill, Graybill, Crabill, Gambill

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Brakebill Family Origin

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Brakebill Family Occupations

What did your Brakebill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brakebill family was Disabled. The most common Brakebill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Brakebill's were Farmers. Farmer, Boiler Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brakebill.

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  • Farmer

  • Boiler Maker

  • Farming

  • Disabled


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

Brakebill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brakebill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brakebill 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Brakebill. 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 541 military records available for the last name Brakebill. For the veterans among your Brakebill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brakebill Life Expectancy

What is the average Brakebill lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brakebill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Brakebill in 1958 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brakebill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brakebill 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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