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Brandy Family History

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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Where is the Brandy family from?

You can see how Brandy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brandy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Brandy families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Brandy families living in Indiana. This was about 20% of all the recorded Brandy's in the USA. Indiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Brandy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Brandy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Brandy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brandy. 36% of Brandy men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Brandy women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brandy were Farming and Bookkeeper.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 7,000 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 Lists

There are 990 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 Cards

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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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.

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