Brookens Family History

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Brookens Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Brookins.

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


Similar surnames: Brookes, Brookings, Brooke, Brooking, Brookins, Crooke, Bowens

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Brookens Family Origin

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Brookens Family Occupations

What did your Brookens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brookens. A less common occupation for the Brookens family was Keeping House. The most common Brookens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Brookens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Labor

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Brookens Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brookens Life Expectancy

What is the average Brookens lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Brookens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brookens in 1960 was 25, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brookens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brookens 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.

Famous Brookens Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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