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Brocklehurst Family History

Brocklehurst Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Accrington named Brocklehurst, from Old English brocc-hol ‘badger’s sett’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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

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46,328 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,273 Military Records
1,910 Immigration Records
20,413 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Brocklehurst Families

  • Number of Brocklehurst families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brocklehurst families
     290 - 577
     97 - 289
     1 - 96
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Brocklehurst families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brocklehurst Family Origin

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Brocklehurst Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Brocklehurst

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Brocklehurst Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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