Brogdon Family History

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Brogdon Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Brogden.

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


Similar surnames: Bragdon, Brogden, Broxton, Ogdon, Broaden, Bodin, Bronson, Brydon

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Brogdon Family Origin

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Brogdon Family Occupations

What did your Brogdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brogdon family was Laborer. The most common Brogdon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Brogdon's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brogdon.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Brogdon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brogdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Brogdon lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Brogdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Brogdon in 1940 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brogdon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brogdon 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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