Brassfield Family History

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Brassfield Name Meaning

English: unexplained. It has the form of a habitational name, possibly of Norman origin, but no source has been identified.

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


Similar surnames: Bransfield, Mansfield, Stansfield, Rayfield, Bradfield, Dransfield

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Brassfield Family Origin

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Brassfield Family Occupations

What did your Brassfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brassfield. A less common occupation for the Brassfield family was Laborer. The most common Brassfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Brassfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Brassfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brassfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Brassfield lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brassfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Brassfield in 1952 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brassfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brassfield 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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