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

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Broas Family Origin

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Broas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Clothier

    4%
  • Cracker Bakery

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Clothier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broas. 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.

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Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broas

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