Brandsma Family History

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Brandsma Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived in an area that had been cleared by fire. Compare German Brandt.

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


Similar surnames: Braaksma, Brandt, Brand, Brandli, Brander, Bandstra, Brandel, Randa

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Brandsma Family Origin

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Brandsma Family Occupations

What did your Brandsma ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Salesman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brandsma. 22% of Brandsma men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Brandsma women worked as a Salesman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brandsma were Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    14%
  • Assembler
    7%
  • Brusher
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brandsma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 907 census records available for the last name Brandsma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brandsma 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 453 immigration records available for the last name Brandsma. 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 101 military records available for the last name Brandsma. For the veterans among your Brandsma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brandsma Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandsma lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Brandsma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Brandsma in 1955 was 43, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandsma

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