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Brandao Name Meaning

Portuguese (Brandão): from the medieval Latin form, Brendanus, of the old Irish personal name Brénainn (English Brendan).

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


Similar surnames: Brando, Branda, Brandon, Brand, Branden, Brandel, Branham, Braden

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Where is the Brandao family from?

You can see how Brandao families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brandao family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Brandao families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Brandao family living in Alabama. This was about 10% of all the recorded Brandao's in the USA. Alabama and 9 other states had the highest population of Brandao families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Brandao surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Brandao ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Brandao. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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What Brandao family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 213 census records available for the last name Brandao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brandao census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brandao. 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 Cards

There are 48 military records available for the last name Brandao. For the veterans among your Brandao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brandao lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Brandao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brandao in 1961 was 33, and 82 in 2003.

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