Bracht Family History

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Bracht Name Meaning

habitational name from places called Bracht, in Westphalia, Rhineland, and Hesse. from a short form of any of the various personal names containing the second element -bracht (a local variant of -brecht in Rhineland, Westphalia, and elsewhere), such as Albrecht (see Albert).

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

Similar surnames: Brecht, Brach, Tracht, Pracht, Bright, Becht, Bacha, Bracey, Bache

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Bracht Family Origin

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Bracht Family Occupations

What did your Bracht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bracht. A less common occupation for the Bracht family was Blacksmith. The most common Bracht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bracht's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Bracht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bracht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bracht 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bracht. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bracht. For the veterans among your Bracht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bracht Life Expectancy

What is the average Bracht lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bracht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bracht in 1953 was 64, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bracht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bracht 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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