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Brochu Name Meaning

French: from brochu ‘to provide with a lance or spear’ or an equivalent of broché ‘brocade’, ‘brocading’.

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


Similar surnames: Brock, Roch, Roche, Broce, Boche, Rocque, Rouch, Bracco, Brack

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Brochu Family Origin

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Brochu Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    31%
  • Journalier

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • CommerÇant

    3%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brochu. The most common Brochu occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Brochu's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Brochu family was CommerÇant.

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Brochu Historical Records

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Brochu Life Expectancy

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