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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


Similar surnames: Wakefield, Brayfield, Benefield, Bradfield, Barfield, Barnfield

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Brakefield Family Origin

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Brakefield Family Occupations

What did your Brakefield ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    7%

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Brakefield Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Brakefield ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Brakefield Life Expectancy

What is the average Brakefield lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Brakefield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brakefield in 1942 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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