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Origins of the Brakenridge surname

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About the Brakenridges

We have a total number of 439 records for people with the last name Brakenridge.

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Where do most Brakenridges live?

In 1921, most Brakenridges lived in West Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Brakenridges

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We have 393 records for the Brakenridge surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Brakenridges most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Brakenridge first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Brakenridges

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Brakenridges in 1921
Domestic Servant

5

Wife

4

Deriving Her Income From Land & Dividends

3

F S

3

Tambourer

3

Common Male occupations for Brakenridges in 1921
Farmer

6

Farm Serv

4

Farmer's Assistant

4

M S

4

Tailor

3

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