Brodbeck Family History

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Brodbeck Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German brot ‘bread’ + becke ‘baker’.

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

Similar surnames: Brobeck, Brock, Goldbeck, Boeck, Broder, Irlbeck, Brownback, Bobeck

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Brodbeck Family Origin

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Brodbeck Family Occupations

What did your Brodbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brodbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Brodbeck's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brodbeck. A less common occupation for the Brodbeck family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brodbeck ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brodbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Brodbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brodbeck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brodbeck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Brodbeck. For the veterans among your Brodbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brodbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Brodbeck lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Brodbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brodbeck in 1945 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brodbeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brodbeck ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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