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Brookins Family History

Brookins Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from a derivative of Old English broc ‘stream’ (see Brook). In Britain the form Brooking is much commoner.

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

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19,057 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,961 Military Records
379 Immigration Records
14,520 Census and Voter Lists
42,303 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brookins Families

  • Number of Brookins families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brookins families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brookins last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brookins Family Origin

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Brookins Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Brookins

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Brookins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brookins census records

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Brookins Civil War Service Records

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