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Broas Name Meaning

Portuguese: probably from the plural of broa ‘corn bread’. Norwegian (Broås): habitational name from any of several farms so named, from bru ‘bridge’ + ås ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Bras, Rodas, Broady, Brons, Pross, Bronk, Brody, Broda, Bross, Broad

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Broas Family Origin

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Broas Family Occupations

What did your Broas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Broas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Broas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broas family was Cracker Bakery. Farmer, Keeping House and Clothier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broas.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Clothier

    4%
  • Cracker Bakery

    4%

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Broas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Broas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Broas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Broas. For the veterans among your Broas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broas Life Expectancy

What is the average Broas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Broas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Broas in 1962 was 78, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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