Brading Family History

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Brading Name Meaning

English (Hampshire and the Isle of Wight): habitational name from a place on the Isle of Wight named Brading, from Old English brerd ‘hillside’ + -ingas ‘dwellers at’, i.e. ‘(settlement of) the dwellers on the hillside’.

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

Similar surnames: Fearing, Reading, Bolding, Balding, Boeding, Branting, Radin, Nearing

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Brading Family Origin

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Brading Family Occupations

What did your Brading ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayer, Laundress and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brading. A less common occupation for the Brading family was Carpenter. The most common Brading occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 8% of Brading's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Laundress

  • Joiner

  • Carpenter


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

Brading Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Brading. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brading 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 Brading. 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 Brading. For the veterans among your Brading ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brading Life Expectancy

What is the average Brading lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Brading life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Brading in 1954 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brading

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brading 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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