Broeckel Family History

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Broeckel Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Broekaert, a variant of Burghart. South German (Bröckel): nickname for a thickset individual.

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

Similar surnames: Broecker, Breckel, Brickel, Brockel, Broeker, Recker, Boeckel

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Broeckel Family Origin

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Broeckel Family Occupations

What did your Broeckel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Broeckel. The most common Broeckel occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Broeckel's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Broeckel family was Mason.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Mason


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Broeckel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 780 census records available for the last name Broeckel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broeckel 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 185 immigration records available for the last name Broeckel. 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 94 military records available for the last name Broeckel. For the veterans among your Broeckel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broeckel Life Expectancy

What is the average Broeckel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Broeckel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Broeckel in 1956 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broeckel

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