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Branning Name Meaning

German: derivative of Brand 1, the suffix -ing denoting affiliation, i.e. ‘the people of Brand’.

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


Similar surnames: Branting, Brenning, Ronning, Bruening, Brauning, Banning, Graning

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Branning Family Origin

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Branning Family Occupations

What did your Branning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Branning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Branning's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branning. A less common occupation for the Branning family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%

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

Branning Historical Records

What Branning family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Branning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Branning census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Branning

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Branning. 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 Branning. For the veterans among your Branning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Branning Life Expectancy

What is the average Branning lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Branning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Branning in 1958 was 65, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Branning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Branning 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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