Brokaw Family History

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Brokaw Name Meaning

Altered form of the Dutch personal name Brokaert (see Broeker).

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


Similar surnames: Broker, Brogan, Brozik, Rokos, Broman, Broad, Ronan, Brow, Brokke

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Brokaw Family Origin

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Brokaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Brokaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Brokaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brokaw. A less common occupation for the Brokaw family was Farming.

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Brokaw Historical Records

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Brokaw Life Expectancy

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