Brasel Family History

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Brasel Name Meaning

German (Bräsel): from a reduced pet form of the Latin personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose). North German: nickname for a forgetful or scatter-brained person, from Low German braselich. Jewish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bramel, Basel, Brause, Brasch, Brass, Brauer, Brose, Brandel, Dresel

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Brasel Family Origin

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Brasel Family Occupations

What did your Brasel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brasel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Brasel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brasel family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brasel.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Brasel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Brasel Life Expectancy

What is the average Brasel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brasel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Brasel in 1953 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brasel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brasel 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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