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Brandstetter Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Brandstatt, Brandstädt, Brandstätt, Brandstett, and Brandstetten, all from element meaning ‘place cleared by burning’.

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


Similar surnames: Karstetter, Brander, Hofstetter, Rastetter, Kerstetter, Brandenberger

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Brandstetter Family Origin

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Brandstetter Family Occupations

What did your Brandstetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brandstetter. A less common occupation for the Brandstetter family was Carpenter. The most common Brandstetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Brandstetter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Brandstetter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brandstetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Brandstetter lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Brandstetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Brandstetter in 1955 was 47, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brandstetter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brandstetter 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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