Broe Family History

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Broe Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Brew. Americanized spelling of French Braud. Altered spelling of Scandinavian Bro.

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


Similar surnames: Bro, Brow, Brue, Brom, Broce, Browe, Roe, Borow, Brye, Brox

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Broe Family Origin

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Broe Family Occupations

What did your Broe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Broe family was Work In Woolen Mill. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broe. The most common Broe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Broe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Work In Woolen Mill

    15%

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Broe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Broe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Broe. 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 Broe. For the veterans among your Broe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broe Life Expectancy

What is the average Broe lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Broe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Broe in 1956 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broe 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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