Brochu Family History

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Brochu Name Meaning

French: from brochu ‘to provide with a lance or spear’ or an equivalent of broché ‘brocade’, ‘brocading’.

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

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Brochu Family Origin

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Brochu Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Hostler

    25%
  • Workk Cotton Mill

    25%

In 1880, the most common Brochu occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Brochu's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Brochu family was Workk Cotton Mill. Blacksmith and Hostler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brochu.

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Brochu Historical Records

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Brochu Life Expectancy

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