Brais Family History

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Brais Name Meaning

French: perhaps a variant of Brès, from the Gaulish personal name Brictius.

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

Similar surnames: Bras, Braid, Brass, Blais, Rais, Drass, Ris, Brin, Bruin, Dreis

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Brais Family Origin

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Brais Family Occupations

What did your Brais ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brais. 20% of Brais men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 37% of Brais women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brais were Ploughman Assisting Father and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
  • Electrical Engineer Dri
  • Insurance Office Acceders Clairne
  • Ploughman Assisting Father

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Gas Not Collector
  • Private Means

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

Brais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Brais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brais 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 858 immigration records available for the last name Brais. 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 533 military records available for the last name Brais. For the veterans among your Brais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brais Life Expectancy

What is the average Brais lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Brais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brais in 1965 was 84, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brais

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brais 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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