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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


Similar surnames: Branche, Brach, Blanch, Trench, Brack, Ranch, Beach, Brauch, Branca

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Branch Family Origin

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Branch Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Branch Historical Records

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Branch Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Branch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Branch in 1942 was 64, and 71 in 2004.

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United States

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