Brookshier Family History

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Brookshier Name Meaning

Respelling of English Brookshire.

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


Similar surnames: Brooksher, Brookshire, Brooker, Brookfield, Bowsher, Brooking

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Brookshier Family Origin

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Brookshier Family Occupations

What did your Brookshier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brookshier family was Keeps House. The most common Brookshier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Brookshier's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brookshier.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Keeps House

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Brookshier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brookshier Life Expectancy

What is the average Brookshier lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brookshier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brookshier in 1956 was 26, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brookshier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brookshier 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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