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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

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  • Farmer

    74%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brakke. The most common Brakke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Brakke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brakke family was Farming.

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Brakke Historical Records

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Brakke Life Expectancy

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