Broch Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Broch Family Origin

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Broch Family Occupations

What did your Broch ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Broch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broch. The most common Broch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Broch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broch family was Butcher.

Source: Census data for Broch | Data not to scale

Broch Historical Records

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Broch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Broch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Broch in 1944 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broch

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