Broyhill Family History

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Broyhill Name Meaning

English: variant of Broughill, a habitational name from Broughall in Shropshire, named in Old English with burh ‘fortified place’ + an uncertain second element, probably hyll ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Brill, Barnhill, Brownell, Broomhall, Coghill, Bothell, Rockhill

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Broyhill Family Origin

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Broyhill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Barter

    7%
  • Hotel Keeper

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Broyhill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Broyhill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broyhill family was Keeping House. Farmer, Barter and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broyhill.

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Broyhill Historical Records

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Broyhill Life Expectancy

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