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Brodhagen Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from a place called Brodhagen in Mecklenburg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Broaden, Broden, Traphagen, Blumhagen, Rehagen, Nordhagen, Brodersen

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Where is the Brodhagen family from?

You can see how Brodhagen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brodhagen family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Brodhagen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 29 Brodhagen families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Brodhagen's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Brodhagen families in 1911.
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What did your Brodhagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Brodhagen. 75% of Brodhagen men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Laborer
    25%
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Passenger Lists

There are 135 immigration records available for the last name Brodhagen. 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 Cards

There are 178 military records available for the last name Brodhagen. For the veterans among your Brodhagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brodhagen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Brodhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Brodhagen in 1959 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

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