Broer Family History

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Broer Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch broeder ‘brother’, a byname sometimes used for a younger son, i.e. the brother of someone important; alternatively, denoting a member of a guild. Broer was also used as a personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Broder, Bruder, Broers, Broner, Brier, Burger, Baker, Boer, Kroner

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Broer Family Origin

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Broer Family Occupations

What did your Broer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Broer occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Broer's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Broer family was Keeps A Grocery Store. Laborer, Farming and Jewles were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broer.

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  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Jewles

  • Keeps A Grocery Store


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

Broer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Broer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Broer. 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 438 military records available for the last name Broer. For the veterans among your Broer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broer Life Expectancy

What is the average Broer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Broer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Broer in 1960 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broer 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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