Branden Family History

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Branden Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the personal name Brand 1 (or the place name element brand) + the adjectival suffix -én, from Latin -enius. Possibly a respelling of English Brandon, or alternatively a shortened form of any of the various German family names beginning with Branden- (see the following entries).

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

Similar surnames: Brandel, Brandon, Brander, Breden, Bratten, Broden, Braden, Bandel

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Branden Family Origin

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Branden Family Occupations

What did your Branden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter, Cheesemonger and Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branden. The most common Branden occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 13% of Branden's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Branden family was Horsehair Curler.

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  • Carpenter

  • Cheesemonger

  • Fitter

  • Horsehair Curler


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

Branden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Branden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Branden 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 Branden

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Branden. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Branden. For the veterans among your Branden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Branden Life Expectancy

What is the average Branden lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Branden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Branden in 1966 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Branden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Branden 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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