Bracknell Family History

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Bracknell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Berkshire named Bracknell from an Old English personal name Bracca (genitive -n) + halh ‘nook or corner of land’.

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

Similar surnames: Bucknell, Bicknell, Blacknall, Brockwell, Bracewell, Bracken

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Bracknell Family Origin

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Bracknell Family Occupations

What did your Bracknell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coachman, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bracknell. A less common occupation for the Bracknell family was Bricklayer Lab. The most common Bracknell occupation in the UK was Coachman. 11% of Bracknell's were Coachmans.

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  • Coachman

  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayer Lab


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

Bracknell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bracknell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bracknell 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 128 immigration records available for the last name Bracknell. 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 682 military records available for the last name Bracknell. For the veterans among your Bracknell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bracknell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bracknell lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bracknell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bracknell in 1958 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bracknell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bracknell 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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