Brandy Family History

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Brandy Name Meaning

Americanized form of Brandwein or a variant or cognate of this name.

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

Similar surnames: Brand, Branda, Braddy, Brandl, Brawdy, Brando, Brandt, Grandy, Brands

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Brandy Family Origin

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Brandy Family Occupations

What did your Brandy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brandy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Brandy's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Brandy family was Boatman. Laborer, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandy.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Boatman


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

Brandy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brandy Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandy lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brandy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Brandy in 1957 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandy 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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