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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Braswell

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Alt. Meaning

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

R is for rock star, let it out!

A is for adventure, take a new one today

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

W is for work, for which you strive to accomplish

E is for endear, all those you touch.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for little, the little things you do.

Notable Persons Named Braswell

Braswell was born on June 28th, 1893. He died on November 28th, 1981.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Braswell

Liz is also known as Braswell, Elizabeth J. (full name); Lynn, Tracy (pseudonym); Thomson, Celia (pseud.); Stephens, J. B. (pseud.); Kidd, and Rob (shared pseud.).


Kevin Braswell is a basketball player for the Wellington Saints, Spójnia Stargard Szczeciński, Florida Flame, Austin Spurs, Karşıyaka Basket, Kolossos Rodou B.C., Metros de Santiago, and Torku Konyaspor B.K. in the National Basketball League (New Zealand). He was most active from 2002 to 2015. Kevin was born on January 23rd, 1979 in Baltimore.


His military service ended in 1983. Arnold was born on October 3rd, 1925 in Minden, Louisiana.


Bobby was born on October 5th, 1962.


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Popularity of Braswell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Braswell U.S.
  White 69.55% 64.26%
  African American 25.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Braswell

People with the last name Braswell are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Braswell

  • How Popular is the name Braswell? As a last name Braswell was the 2,605th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Braswell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Braswell is Friday, January 13th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Braswell? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Braswell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Braswell: Your name in reverse order is Llewsarb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Balelsrw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Braswell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,838 people with the last name Braswell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Braswell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Braswell as their last name.

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