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Broshears Family History

Broshears Name Meaning
Americanized form of French (Huguenot) Brasseur. Compare Brashears.

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

12,161 Historical Documents with Broshears on Ancestry.com
2,176 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
378 Military Records
10 Immigration Records
1,886 Census and Voter Lists
7,711 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Broshears Families

  • Number of Broshears families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Broshears last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Broshears census records

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Broshears Family Origin

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Broshears Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Broshears 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 Broshears

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Broshears Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Broshears census records

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Broshears Civil War Service Records

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