Bramwell Family History

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Bramwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name, apparently from a lost or unidentified places called Bramwell (named in Old English brom ‘broom’, ‘gorse’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’). However, it may well be a variant of Bramhall.

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

Similar surnames: Bromwell, Bradwell, Bagwell, Bridwell, Bramhall, Cromwell, Banwell

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Bramwell Family Origin

Where is the Bramwell family from?

Bramwell Family Occupations

What did your Bramwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bramwell. The most common Bramwell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Bramwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bramwell family was Joiner.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Blacksmith

  • Joiner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bramwell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bramwell Historical Records

What Bramwell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Bramwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bramwell 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bramwell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bramwell. For the veterans among your Bramwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bramwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bramwell lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bramwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bramwell in 1950 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bramwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bramwell 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.

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