Brandau Family History

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Brandau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Brandau, in Hesse, Bavaria, and former East Prussia.

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


Similar surnames: Landau, Banda, Brander, Brandis, Sandau, Brandon, Brandel, Aranda

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Brandau Family Origin

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Brandau Family Occupations

What did your Brandau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brandau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Brandau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brandau family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandau.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Brandau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brandau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brandau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Brandau

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brandau. 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 Brandau. For the veterans among your Brandau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brandau Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandau lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Brandau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Brandau in 1951 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandau 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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