Brakke Family History

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Brakke Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch bracke, brakke ‘bloodhound’, ‘hunting dog’, hence possibly an occupational name for a hunter or a keeper of hounds. Compare Brack.

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


Similar surnames: Bakke, Brokke, Brack, Drake, Rake, Bracker, Brake, Brace, Braker

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Brakke Family Origin

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Brakke Family Occupations

What did your Brakke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brakke. 29% of Brakke men worked as a Farmer and 47% of Brakke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brakke were Truck Driver and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farm Labor
    12%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    47%
  • Waitress
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Teacher
    14%

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

Brakke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brakke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brakke 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 650 immigration records available for the last name Brakke. 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 266 military records available for the last name Brakke. For the veterans among your Brakke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brakke Life Expectancy

What is the average Brakke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brakke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Brakke in 1957 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

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