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Brochu Family History

Brochu Name Meaning
French: from brochu ‘to provide with a lance or spear’ or an equivalent of broché ‘brocade’, ‘brocading’.

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

90,692 Historical Documents with Brochu on Ancestry.com
19,106 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,497 Military Records
977 Immigration Records
19,324 Census and Voter Lists
49,788 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brochu Families

  • Number of Brochu families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brochu families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brochu last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brochu census records

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Brochu Family Origin

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Brochu Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Brochu families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Brochu

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Brochu Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brochu census records

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Military Service by Brochu

Did the Brochus fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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