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Brander Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures. German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Brand or Brandt (see Brandt). Jewish (Ashkenazic): perhaps an occupational name for fireman or distiller, from German Brand, Yiddish brand ‘conflagration’. Dutch: nickname for a fire raiser. Danish: habitational name for someone from a place called Brande.

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


Similar surnames: Brandel, Gander, Lander, Mander, Branden, Brandes, Bander, Brader

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Brander Family Origin

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Brander Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Painter

    2%
  • Retired Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Brander occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Brander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brander family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Annuitant and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brander.

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Brander Historical Records

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Brander Life Expectancy

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