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Brakefield Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English brake ‘thicket’, ‘bracken’ (see Brake) + feld ‘open country’, ‘cleared land’.

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

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Brakefield Family Origin

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Brakefield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brakefield. The most common Brakefield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Brakefield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brakefield family was Farming.

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Brakefield Historical Records

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Brakefield Life Expectancy

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Famous Brakefield Family

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