Bransford Family History

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Bransford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Worcestershire, named Bransford, from Old English brægen ‘hill’ + ford ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Branford, Brailsford, Cranford, Lansford, Bassford, Hansford

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Bransford Family Origin

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Bransford Family Occupations

What did your Bransford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bransford occupation in the UK was Boot & Shoe Maker. 33% of Bransford's were Boot & Shoe Makers. Boot & Shoe Maker and Scalemaker (Measing App) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bransford. A less common occupation for the Bransford family was Umbrella Maker.

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Scalemaker (Measing App)

  • Umbrella Maker


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

Bransford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bransford Life Expectancy

What is the average Bransford lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bransford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bransford in 1943 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bransford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bransford 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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