Brackin Family History

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Brackin Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Bracken.

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

Similar surnames: Brackins, Bracken, Brackens, Brackeen, Brackman, Bracker, Branin

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Brackin Family Origin

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Brackin Family Occupations

What did your Brackin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brackin occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 11% of Brackin's were Cotton Weavers. A less common occupation for the Brackin family was Laundress. Cotton Weaver, Foreman In Alkali Works and Gen Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brackin.

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  • Cotton Weaver

  • Foreman In Alkali Works

  • Gen Lab

  • Laundress


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

Brackin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brackin Life Expectancy

What is the average Brackin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Brackin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Brackin in 1950 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brackin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brackin 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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