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Brandmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who farmed land that had been cleared by burning (see Brandt).

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


Similar surnames: Brinkmeyer, Sandmeyer, Brammeier, Brunmeier, Brockmeyer, Grundmeier

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Brandmeyer Family Origin

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Brandmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Brandmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brandmeyer. The most common Brandmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Brandmeyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brandmeyer family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Saloon Keeper

    25%

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

Brandmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brandmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brandmeyer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brandmeyer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brandmeyer. For the veterans among your Brandmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brandmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandmeyer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Brandmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Brandmeyer in 1959 was 59, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandmeyer 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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