Brantingham Family History

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Brantingham Name Meaning

English (Durham): habitational name from Brantingham in East Yorkshire, named in Old English as ‘the homestead (ham) of the people of Branta’, or possibly as ‘homestead of the people living on a hillside’, from Old English brant ‘hillside’, ‘steep slope’.

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

Similar surnames: Branham, Frothingham, Cottingham, Brittingham, Whittingham

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Brantingham Family Origin

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Brantingham Family Occupations

What did your Brantingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Gardener (Domestic Servant) and Grocer Master 4 Men 3 Boys were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brantingham. A less common occupation for the Brantingham family was Inquiring And Attendance Officer (School ...). The most common Brantingham occupation in the UK was Farmer. 20% of Brantingham's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener (Domestic Servant)

  • Grocer Master 4 Men 3 Boys

  • Inquiring And Attendance Officer (School ...)


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

Brantingham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brantingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brantingham 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 175 immigration records available for the last name Brantingham. 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 246 military records available for the last name Brantingham. For the veterans among your Brantingham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brantingham Life Expectancy

What is the average Brantingham lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Brantingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brantingham in 1964 was 79, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brantingham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brantingham 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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