Brolin Family History

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Brolin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bro ‘bridge’ + the common surname suffix -lin.

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


Similar surnames: Bolin, Brodin, Solin, Bolen, Molin, Bollin, Rolin, Berglin, Doolin

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Brolin Family Origin

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Brolin Family Occupations

What did your Brolin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brolin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Brolin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brolin family was Laborer. Farmer, Painter and Compositer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brolin.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Painter

    25%
  • Compositer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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Brolin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brolin Life Expectancy

What is the average Brolin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brolin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Brolin in 1957 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brolin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brolin 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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