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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

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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.

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  • Clerk

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Brewer

    17%
  • Farm Servant

    17%

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

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Brogden Historical Records

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Brogden Life Expectancy

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