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Branch Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French branche ‘branch’ (Late Latin branca ‘foot’, ‘paw’), the application of which as a surname is not clear. In America it has been adopted as a translation of any of the numerous Swedish surnames containing the element gren ‘branch’, and likewise of French Labranche, German Zweig, and Finnish Haara, Oksa, and Oksana.

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


Similar surnames: Branche, Brach, Blanch, Trench, Brack, Ranch, Beach, Brauch, Branca

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Branch Family Origin

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Branch Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Branch family was Farmer. The most common Branch occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Branch's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branch.

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Branch Historical Records

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Branch Life Expectancy

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Famous Branch Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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