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Broeder Family History

Broeder Name Meaning

Dutch: from broeder ‘brother’, generally a status name for a member of a trade association or guild.

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


Similar surnames: Broder, Broer, Broeker, Browder, Boender, Bruder, Broner, Boeder

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Where is the Broeder family from?

You can see how Broeder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Broeder family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Broeder families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Broeder families living in Alberta. This was about 40% of all the recorded Broeder's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Broeder families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Broeder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Broeder ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Broeder. .

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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
    100%
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What Broeder family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Broeder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broeder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 676 immigration records available for the last name Broeder. 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 240 military records available for the last name Broeder. For the veterans among your Broeder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Broeder lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Broeder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Broeder in 1958 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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