Broers Family History

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Broers Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Broer.

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


Similar surnames: Boers, Broer, Roers, Broders, Goers, Bries, Broersma, Moers, Broder

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Broers Family Origin

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Broers Family Occupations

What did your Broers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Broers. 36% of Broers men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Broers women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Broers were Carpenter and Cocking

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Beantrman
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Cocking
    8%

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

Broers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Broers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broers 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Broers. 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 228 military records available for the last name Broers. For the veterans among your Broers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broers Life Expectancy

What is the average Broers lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Broers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Broers in 1957 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broers 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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