Brakebill Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Brakebill Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Brechbühl (see Brechbill).

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

Similar surnames: Brackbill, Brechbill, Brightbill, Grabill, Graybill, Crabill, Gambill

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Brakebill Family Origin

Where is the Brakebill family from?

Brakebill Family Occupations

What did your Brakebill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brakebill. 16% of Brakebill men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Brakebill women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brakebill were Operator and Farmwife

View Census data for Brakebill | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • New Worker
  • Farmwife

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

Brakebill Historical Records

What Brakebill family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brakebill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brakebill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Brakebill

Passenger List

There are 99 immigration records available for the last name Brakebill. 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.

View all Brakebill immigration records

Draft Card

There are 541 military records available for the last name Brakebill. For the veterans among your Brakebill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Brakebill military records

You've only scratched the surface of Brakebill family history.

Brakebill Life Expectancy

What is the average Brakebill lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brakebill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Brakebill in 1958 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brakebill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brakebill 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.

Famous Brakebill Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name