Brackenridge Family History

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Brackenridge Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Breckenridge.

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


Similar surnames: Breckenridge, Breckinridge, Brownridge, Blacklidge, Beveridge

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Brackenridge Family Origin

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Brackenridge Family Occupations

What did your Brackenridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brackenridge family was Dressmaker. Shoemaker, Labourer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brackenridge. The most common Brackenridge occupation in the UK was Shoemaker. 7% of Brackenridge's were Shoemakers.

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  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Dressmaker

    2%

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

Brackenridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brackenridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brackenridge 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 Brackenridge. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brackenridge. For the veterans among your Brackenridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brackenridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Brackenridge lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brackenridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Brackenridge in 1957 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brackenridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brackenridge 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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