Brakel Family History

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Brakel Name Meaning

Dutch (van Brakel): habitational name from any of several places so called, named with a diminutive of Dutch braek ‘fallow’, ‘uncultivated’.

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


Similar surnames: Brake, Brazee, Braker, Bracey, Bramel, Drake, Brandel, Baker, Ravel

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Brakel Family Origin

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Brakel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Drayman

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brakel family was Drayman. The most common Brakel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Brakel's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brakel.

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Brakel Historical Records

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Brakel Life Expectancy

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