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Branstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Bränström): variant of Brännström ornamental name composed of the elements bränna ‘burned land’ (probably from a placename) + ström ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Granstrom, Ranstrom, Renstrom, Backstrom, Swanstrom, Malstrom

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Where is the Branstrom family from?

You can see how Branstrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Branstrom family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Branstrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Branstrom family living in Colorado. This was 100% of all the recorded Branstrom's in USA. Colorado had the highest population of Branstrom families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Branstrom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Branstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Branstrom. 35% of Branstrom men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Branstrom women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Branstrom were Carpenter and Housework. .

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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
    35%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Housework
    50%
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Census Records

There are 920 census records available for the last name Branstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Branstrom 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 352 immigration records available for the last name Branstrom. 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 134 military records available for the last name Branstrom. For the veterans among your Branstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Branstrom lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Branstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Branstrom in 1961 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

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