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Branstad Name Meaning

Swedish: habitational name from any of various places called Brandsta, Brandstad, Bransta, Brånsta, or Brånstad.

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


Similar surnames: Balstad, Bronstad, Restad, Hanstad, Barstad, Ramstad, Brand, Branton

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Branstad Family Origin

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Branstad Family Occupations

What did your Branstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Branstad. The most common Branstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Branstad's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Hotel Keeper

    50%

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

Branstad Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Branstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Branstad lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Branstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Branstad in 1965 was 78, and 47 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Branstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Branstad 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.

Famous Branstad Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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