Braeger Family History

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Braeger Name Meaning

German (also Bräger): habitational name for someone from any of several places called Bräg in Germany and Switzerland.

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

Similar surnames: Brager, Breger, Brander, Brugger, Braker, Ranger, Brammer, Bradner

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Braeger Family Origin

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Braeger Family Occupations

What did your Braeger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builder General Labourer Heavy Worker and Machinist (gents Clothing) were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Braeger. 13% of Braeger men worked as a Builder General Labourer Heavy Worker and 19% of Braeger women worked as a Machinist (gents Clothing). Some less common occupations for Americans named Braeger were Fitter assembler Sheet Metal and Char Woman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builder General Labourer Heavy Worker
  • Cariage Labourer Heavy W
  • Dock Worker
  • Fitter assembler Sheet Metal

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Machinist (gents Clothing)
  • Baths Attendent
  • Book Keeper Wholesale Food
  • Char Woman

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Braeger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Braeger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Braeger 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Braeger. 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 223 military records available for the last name Braeger. For the veterans among your Braeger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Braeger Life Expectancy

What is the average Braeger lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Braeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Braeger in 1949 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braeger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braeger 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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