Brase Family History

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Brase Name Meaning

North German: variant of Brass 2.

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


Similar surnames: Brass, Rase, Base, Brake, Blase, Brasel, Bras, Frase, Busse, Rahe

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Brase Family Origin

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Brase Family Occupations

What did your Brase ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brase occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Brase's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brase. A less common occupation for the Brase family was Teacher.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Teacher

    6%

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

Brase Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brase. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brase 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 Brase

Passenger List

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

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Brase Life Expectancy

What is the average Brase lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Brase life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Brase in 1960 was 69, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brase

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brase 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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