Braver Family History

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Braver Name Meaning

nickname from the inflected form of Yiddish brav ‘good’, ‘honest’. Slavicized form of German Brauer.

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


Similar surnames: Brave, Braker, Beaver, Brauer, Bramer, Brayer, Shaver, Haver, Bruer

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Braver Family Origin

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Braver Family Occupations

What did your Braver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Braver family was House Carpenter. Butcher, Enjineer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braver. The most common Braver occupation in the USA was Butcher. 20% of Braver's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    20%
  • Enjineer

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • House Carpenter

    10%

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

Braver Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Braver Life Expectancy

What is the average Braver lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Braver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Braver in 1960 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braver 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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