Brasel Family History

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Brasel Name Meaning

German (Bräsel): from a reduced pet form of the Latin personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose). North German: nickname for a forgetful or scatter-brained person, from Low German braselich. Jewish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bramel, Basel, Brause, Brasch, Brass, Brauer, Brose, Brandel, Dresel

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Brasel Family Origin

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Brasel Family Occupations

What did your Brasel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brasel. 35% of Brasel men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Brasel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brasel were Salesman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Waitress
    8%

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

Brasel Historical Records

What Brasel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brasel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brasel 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 243 immigration records available for the last name Brasel. 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 829 military records available for the last name Brasel. For the veterans among your Brasel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brasel Life Expectancy

What is the average Brasel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brasel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Brasel in 1953 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brasel 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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