Broersma Family History

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Broersma Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the personal name Broer.

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

Similar surnames: Boersma, Broers, Broering, Broeren, Elgersma, Boers, Piersma

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Broersma Family Origin

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Broersma Family Occupations

What did your Broersma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Broersma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Broersma's were Farmers.

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Broersma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 591 census records available for the last name Broersma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broersmacensus 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 504 immigration records available for the last name Broersma. 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 93 military records available for the last name Broersma. For the veterans among your Broersma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broersma Life Expectancy

What is the average Broersma lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Broersma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Broersma in 1954 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broersma 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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