Brayshaw Family History

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Brayshaw Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Yorkshire): variant of Bradshaw.

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


Similar surnames: Bradshaw, Braham, Renshaw, Baynham, Ramshaw, Branham, Ranshaw

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Brayshaw Family Origin

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Brayshaw Family Occupations

What did your Brayshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Loom Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brayshaw. The most common Brayshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Brayshaw's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brayshaw family was Oil Cloth Grainer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Loom Weaver

    17%
  • Oil Cloth Grainer

    17%

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

Brayshaw Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brayshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Brayshaw lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Brayshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Brayshaw in 1961 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brayshaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brayshaw 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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