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Branch Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French branche ‘branch’ (Late Latin branca ‘foot’, ‘paw’), the application of which as a surname is not clear. In America it has been adopted as a translation of any of the numerous Swedish surnames containing the element gren ‘branch’, and likewise of French Labranche, German Zweig, and Finnish Haara, Oksa, and Oksana.

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

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Branch Family Origin

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Branch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branch. A less common occupation for the Branch family was Keeping House. The most common Branch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Branch's were Farmers.

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Branch Life Expectancy

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Famous Branch Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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