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Broas Family History

Broas Name Meaning
Portuguese: probably from the plural of broa ‘corn bread’.Norwegian (Broås): habitational name from any of several farms so named, from bru ‘bridge’ + ås ‘hill’.

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

14,114 Historical Documents with Broas on Ancestry.com
1,509 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
505 Military Records
269 Immigration Records
2,187 Census and Voter Lists
9,644 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Broas Families

  • Number of Broas families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Broas families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Broas last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Broas census records

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Broas Family Origin

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Broas Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Broas

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Broas Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Broas census records

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Broas Civil War Service Records

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