Braniff Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Braniff Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Branduibh ‘descendant of Brandubh’, a personal name composed of the elements bran ‘raven’ + dubh ‘black’.

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

Similar surnames: Mcniff, Brandon, Brazil, Vranich, Reiff, Caniff, Brannick, Brain

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Braniff Family Origin

Where is the Braniff family from?

Braniff Family Occupations

What did your Braniff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Braniff. 50% of Braniff men worked as a General Labourer and 88% of Braniff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Braniff were Public Works Contractors Lab and Unpaid Domestic

View Census data for Braniff | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Public Works Contractors Lab

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Braniff Historical Records

What Braniff family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search UK census records for Braniff

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Braniff. 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.

View all Braniff immigration records

Draft Card

There are 682 military records available for the last name Braniff. For the veterans among your Braniff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Braniff military records

You've only scratched the surface of Braniff family history.

Braniff Life Expectancy

What is the average Braniff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Braniff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Braniff in 1963 was 77, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braniff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braniff 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.

Famous Braniff Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial