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Origins of the Brants surname

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About the Brantses

We have a total number of 122 records for people with the last name Brants.

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Where do most Brantses live?

In 1921, most Brantses lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Brantses

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 80 records for the Brants surname. The oldest one dates back to 1861.

Who were Brantses most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Brants first names?

  • William
  • Joannes
  • Anna
  • Johanna

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Common jobs for Brantses

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

Common Female occupations for Brantses in 1921
Straw Plait Worker


Book Folder




Formerly Housewife


Formerly Laundress


Common Male occupations for Brantses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Boiler Maker


Coal Carrier


Domestic Gardener


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