Broom Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Broom(e) or Brome, from Old English brom ‘broom’, ‘gorse’. There are such places in Bedfordshire, County Durham, Norfolk, Shropshire, Suffolk, Worcestershire, and elsewhere.

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


Similar surnames: Croom, Bream, Groom, Brook, Bloom, Borom, Broome, Froom, Rook, Bro

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Broom Family Origin

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Broom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Student

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Labourer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Student and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broom. A less common occupation for the Broom family was Labourer. The most common Broom occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Broom's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Broom | Data not to scale

Broom Historical Records

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Broom Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Broom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Broom in 1954 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broom

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