Brocklehurst Family History

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Brocklehurst Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Accrington named Brocklehurst, from Old English brocc-hol ‘badger’s sett’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Blackhurst, Broadhurst, Akehurst, Swindlehurst, Crowhurst, Bringhurst

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Brocklehurst Family Origin

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Brocklehurst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Oil Dealer

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Brocklehurst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Brocklehurst's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brocklehurst. A less common occupation for the Brocklehurst family was Oil Dealer.

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Brocklehurst Life Expectancy

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