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Bracewell Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire (formerly in West Yorkshire), named in Anglo-Scandinavian as ‘Breith’s stream’, from the Old Norse byname Breiðr meaning ‘broad’ (which possibly replaced earlier Old English Brægd, meaning ‘trick’) + Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Bradwell, Brockwell, Rockwell, Bagwell, Bakewell, Blackwell, Bramwell

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Bracewell Family Origin

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Bracewell Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    11%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Housekeeper

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Bracewell occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 11% of Bracewell's were Cotton Weavers. Cotton Weaver, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bracewell. A less common occupation for the Bracewell family was Annuitant.

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Bracewell Historical Records

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Bracewell Life Expectancy

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