Broy Family History

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Broy Name Meaning

Irish: see Brophy.

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


Similar surnames: Croy, Troy, Bro, Broe, Irby, Hoy, Brew, Brue, Brom, Bray

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Broy Family Origin

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Broy Family Occupations

What did your Broy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Broy family was Farming. The most common Broy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Broy's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broy.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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

Broy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Broy Life Expectancy

What is the average Broy lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Broy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Broy in 1961 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broy 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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