Bratten Family History

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Bratten Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Mac an Bhreatnaich ‘son of the Briton’, originally denoting a Strathclyde Welsh-speaking Briton. It was applied in Ireland also to people from Brittany. Compare Brett, McBratney. Swedish (Brattén): ornamental name composed of the personal name Bratt + the surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius ‘descendant of’. variant of Norwegian Braaten.

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

Similar surnames: Branden, Braaten, Braden, Bracken, Bratton, Rutten, Botten, Broten

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Bratten Family Origin

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Bratten Family Occupations

What did your Bratten ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labor and Ag Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bratten. A less common occupation for the Bratten family was Ag Labourer. The most common Bratten occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 22% of Bratten's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labor

  • Ag Laborer

  • Ag Labourer


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

Bratten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bratten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bratten 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 653 immigration records available for the last name Bratten. 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 Bratten. For the veterans among your Bratten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bratten Life Expectancy

What is the average Bratten lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bratten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bratten in 1949 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bratten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bratten 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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