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Brandvold Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms named Brandvoll, from brand- ‘fire’, ‘burning’ + voll (from Old Norse vollr ‘green field’).

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


Similar surnames: Brunsvold, Brovold, Bratvold, Brandon, Brandel, Branford, Bransford

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Brandvold Family Origin

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Brandvold Family Occupations

What did your Brandvold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brandvold. The most common Brandvold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 86% of Brandvold's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    14%

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Brandvold Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brandvold Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandvold lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brandvold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brandvold in 1957 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandvold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandvold 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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