Branz Family History

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Branz Name Meaning

from a pet form of Brand 1. (of Slavic origin) from a pet form of Franciscus (see Francis).

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


Similar surnames: Brank, Franz, Ranz, Brand, Brosz, Pratz, Banz, Brant, Braz, Bratz

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Branz Family Origin

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Branz Family Occupations

What did your Branz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Branz. A less common occupation for the Branz family was Laborer. The most common Branz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Branz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Branz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Branz Life Expectancy

What is the average Branz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Branz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Branz in 1957 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Branz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Branz 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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