Brooke Family History

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Brooke Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Brook, which preserves a trace of the Old English dative singular case, originally used after a preposition (e.g. ‘at the brook’).

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


Similar surnames: Brookes, Brook, Brooks, Rooke, Crooke, Broome, Brooker, Rook, Brock

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Brooke Family Origin

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Brooke Family Occupations

What did your Brooke ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Brooke. 45% of Brooke men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Brooke women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brooke were Butcher and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Butcher
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    60%
  • Nurse
    40%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brooke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 180,000 census records available for the last name Brooke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brooke 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Brooke. 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 30,000 military records available for the last name Brooke. For the veterans among your Brooke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brooke Life Expectancy

What is the average Brooke lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Brooke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Brooke in 1947 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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