Bravo Family History

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Bravo Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from bravo ‘fierce’, ‘violent’, ‘courageous’ (from Latin barbarus ‘barbarian’, ‘ruffian’).

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

Similar surnames: Brave, Raso, Branco, Drago, Grano, Rayo, Rave, Ramo, Bado, Bako

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Bravo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bravo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bravo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Bravo Family Origin

Where is the Bravo family from?

Bravo Family Occupations

What did your Bravo ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bravo occupation in the UK was General Merchant. 100% of Bravo's were General Merchants.

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  • General Merchant


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Bravo Historical Records

What Bravo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Bravo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bravo 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Bravo. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bravo. For the veterans among your Bravo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bravo Life Expectancy

What is the average Bravo lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bravo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Bravo in 1942 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bravo 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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