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Browne Family History

Browne Name Meaning
Irish and English variant of Brown.

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

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597,724 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
35,457 Military Records
67,990 Immigration Records
253,862 Census and Voter Lists
1,820,846 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Browne Families

  • Number of Browne families
     203 - 404
     68 - 202
     1 - 67
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Browne families
     565 - 1,127
     189 - 564
     1 - 188
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Browne families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Browne census records

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Browne Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Browne families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Browne Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Browne

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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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Browne Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Browne census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Browne ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Browne Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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