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Brayfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cold Brayfield in Buckinghamshire or from Brafield-on-the-Green in Northamptonshire. Both are named with an Old English bragen ‘higher ground’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Bradfield, Cranfield, Bearfield, Byfield, Mayfield, Barfield

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Brayfield Family Origin

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Brayfield Family Occupations

What did your Brayfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brayfield occupation in the UK was Carman. 12% of Brayfield's were Carmans. A less common occupation for the Brayfield family was Certified Teacher. Carman, Agricultural Labourer and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brayfield.

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  • Carman

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Boot Maker

    6%
  • Certified Teacher

    6%

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

Brayfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brayfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brayfield 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brayfield. 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 Brayfield. For the veterans among your Brayfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brayfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Brayfield lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brayfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Brayfield in 1956 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brayfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brayfield 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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