Browne Family History

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Browne Name Meaning

Irish and English variant of Brown.

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


Similar surnames: Bowne, Brown, Browe, Bownes, Rone, Brower, Brooke, Brawn, Broun, Broe

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Browne Family Origin

Where is the Browne family from?

Browne Family Occupations

What did your Browne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Browne. A less common occupation for the Browne family was Laborer. The most common Browne occupation in Canada was Farmer. 16% of Browne's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • School

    7%
  • Clerk

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Browne Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Browne Life Expectancy

What is the average Browne lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Browne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Browne in 1940 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Browne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Browne 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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