Branca Family History

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Branca Name Meaning

from branca ‘claw’, ‘hand’, hence a nickname for someone with a deformity of the hand or possibly for a grasping person. from a short form of a compound personal name formed such as Brancaleone (‘lion’s paw’).

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

Similar surnames: Bianca, Franca, Branda, Brando, Bracci, Ranch, Brack, Bracco, Manca

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Branca Family Origin

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Branca Family Occupations

What did your Branca ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cafe Proprietor Caterer and Assistant Caf Caterer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Branca. 25% of Branca women worked as an Assistant Caf Caterer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cafe Proprietor Caterer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Caf Caterer
  • Kennel Maid
  • Shorthand Typist
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Branca Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Branca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Branca 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Branca. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Branca. For the veterans among your Branca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Branca Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Branca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Branca in 1953 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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