Brakefield Family History

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Brakefield Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English brake ‘thicket’, ‘bracken’ (see Brake) + feld ‘open country’, ‘cleared land’.

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


Similar surnames: Wakefield, Brayfield, Benefield, Bradfield, Barfield, Barnfield

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Brakefield Family Origin

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Brakefield Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    28%
  • Farmer

    28%
  • Ag Engine Driver & Farmer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brakefield family was Annuitant. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Ag Engine Driver & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brakefield. The most common Brakefield occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 28% of Brakefield's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Brakefield Historical Records

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Brakefield Life Expectancy

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