Branin Family History

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Branin Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Irish Brannan.

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

Similar surnames: Brenan, Branan, Ragin, Cragin, Braner, Branon, Brazie, Bruin, Crain

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Branin Family Origin

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Branin Family Occupations

What did your Branin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Branin family was Glassblower. The most common Branin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Branin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branin.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Glassblower


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Branin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Branin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Branin 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 326 immigration records available for the last name Branin. 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 541 military records available for the last name Branin. For the veterans among your Branin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Branin Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Branin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Branin in 1956 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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