Broshears Family History

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Broshears Name Meaning

Americanized form of French (Huguenot) Brasseur. Compare Brashears.

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

Similar surnames: Breshears, Brashears, Boshears, Brashear, Brasher, Brothers, Beshears

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Broshears Family Origin

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Broshears Family Occupations

What did your Broshears ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Broshears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Broshears's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broshears. A less common occupation for the Broshears family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Broshears Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Broshears Life Expectancy

What is the average Broshears lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Broshears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Broshears in 1945 was 26, and 66 in 2004.

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