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Brassel Name Meaning

French: from a variant of Old French bracel ‘bracelet’. French: from a derivative of Old French brace, a measure of length equivalent to two outstretched arms, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone whose job involved taking measurements. German: nickname for a glutton, from Swabian prasslen ‘to indulge or feast’.

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


Similar surnames: Rassel, Brussel, Brusse, Brasher, Grassel, Basse, Brasel, Grasse

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Brassel Family Origin

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Brassel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Boarding House

    3%

In 1880, the most common Brassel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Brassel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brassel. A less common occupation for the Brassel family was Boarding House.

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Brassel Historical Records

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Brassel Life Expectancy

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