Brandenberg Family History

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Brandenberg Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name from any of several minor places called Brandenberg, for example in Bavaria and Rhineland, or in some cases probably a variant of Brandenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Brandenburg, Brandenberger, Bredenberg, Bronnenberg, Rabenberg

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Brandenberg Family Origin

Where is the Brandenberg family from?

Brandenberg Family Occupations

What did your Brandenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandenberg. The most common Brandenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Brandenberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brandenberg family was Wagon Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Wagon Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brandenberg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brandenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Brandenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brandenberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 688 immigration records available for the last name Brandenberg. 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 Card

There are 825 military records available for the last name Brandenberg. For the veterans among your Brandenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brandenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandenberg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Brandenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Brandenberg in 1963 was 81, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandenberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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