Brooking Family History

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Brooking Name Meaning

English: variant of Brookins. This is the most frequent form of the surname in the British Isles.

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


Similar surnames: Brookings, Brookins, Brookens, Bowling, Rolling, Bodkin, Boykin

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Brooking Family Origin

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Brooking Family Occupations

What did your Brooking ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brooking family was Laborer. The most common Brooking occupation in Canada was Clergyman. 20% of Brooking's were Clergymans. Clergyman, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brooking.

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  • Clergyman

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farmer Son

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Brooking Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brooking Life Expectancy

What is the average Brooking lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brooking life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brooking in 1958 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brooking

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brooking 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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