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Brookes Name Meaning

English: variant of Brook, which preserves the Old English genitive case (i.e. ‘of the brook’).

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


Similar surnames: Brooke, Brooks, Brooker, Brook, Booker, Brookens, Brookins, Brockus

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Brookes Family Origin

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Brookes Family Occupations

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  • Factory Hand

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Plumber

    10%
  • Gentleman

    5%

In 1881, the most common Brookes occupation in Canada was Factory Hand. 10% of Brookes's were Factory Hands. Factory Hand, Farmer and Plumber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brookes. A less common occupation for the Brookes family was Gentleman.

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Brookes Historical Records

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Brookes Life Expectancy

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