Braff Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland): probably an ornamental name from German brav ‘good’, ‘upright’. Swedish: an old spelling of Brav, possibly a soldier’s name.

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


Similar surnames: Kraft, Graff, Bram, Buff, Braly, Boff, Braun, Brake, Raff, Reff

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Braff Family Origin

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Braff Family Occupations

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  • Druggist

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Washer Woman

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Braff family was Washer Woman. The most common Braff occupation in the USA was Druggist. 33% of Braff's were Druggists. Druggist and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Braff.

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Braff Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Braff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Braff in 1942 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braff

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