Brogden Family History

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Brogden Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Brogden in West Yorkshire, so named with Old English broc ‘brook’ + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Broaden, Ogden, Crowden, Borden, Bowden, Rowden, Breeden, Breden

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Brogden Family Origin

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Brogden Family Occupations

What did your Brogden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brogden family was Farm Servant. Clerk, Blacksmith and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brogden. The most common Brogden occupation in Canada was Clerk. 33% of Brogden's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Brewer

    17%
  • Farm Servant

    17%

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

Brogden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brogden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brogden 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brogden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brogden. For the veterans among your Brogden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brogden Life Expectancy

What is the average Brogden lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Brogden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Brogden in 1954 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brogden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brogden 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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