Braxton Family History

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Braxton Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin, perhaps from Branxton in Northumberland, which is named with the Celtic personal name Branoc + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Branton, Brayton, Broxton, Bratton, Banton, Brinton, Buxton, Claxton

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Braxton Family Origin

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Braxton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Ag Labr

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Boatman (Barge)

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Braxton family was Boatman (Barge). The most common Braxton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Braxton's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labr and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braxton.

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Braxton Historical Records

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Braxton Life Expectancy

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