Brackney Family History

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Brackney Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of North German Brackner or South German Brachner, topographic names from Middle Low German brak, Middle High German brach ‘fallow’, ‘uncultivated (land)’, the suffix -ner denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Bracken, Bracker, Breckner, Bricker, Brueckner, Brackman, Brickler

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Brackney Family Origin

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Brackney Family Occupations

What did your Brackney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brackney occupation in the UK was Hatter. 50% of Brackney's were Hatters. Hatter and Railway Wagon Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brackney.

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  • Hatter

    50%
  • Railway Wagon Maker

    50%

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

Brackney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brackney Life Expectancy

What is the average Brackney lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Brackney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brackney in 1950 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brackney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brackney 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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