Branche Family History

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Branche Name Meaning

French: from Old French branche ‘branch’ (Late Latin branca ‘foot’, ‘paw’), the application of which as a surname is not clear. Compare Branch.

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

Similar surnames: Branch, Blanch, Labranche, Raiche, Brace, Branca, Blache, Brancheau

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Branche Family Origin

Where is the Branche family from?

Branche Family Occupations

What did your Branche ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Branche occupation in the UK was Commercial Clerk Unemployed. 50% of Branche's were Commercial Clerk Unemployeds. Commercial Clerk Unemployed and Fruiterer Green Grocer & Coal Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Branche.

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  • Commercial Clerk Unemployed

  • Fruiterer Green Grocer & Coal Dealer


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

Branche Historical Records

What Branche family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Branche. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Branche 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Branche. 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 Branche. For the veterans among your Branche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Branche Life Expectancy

What is the average Branche lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Branche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Branche in 1951 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Branche

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Branche 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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