Brockbank Family History

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Brockbank Name Meaning

English: variant of Brocklebank, a habitational name from Brocklebank in Cumbria or Brockabank in West Yorkshire, both named from Old English brocc-hol ‘badger’s sett’ + Old Danish banke ‘bank’, ‘slope’.

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

Similar surnames: Brookbank, Burbank, Brockwell, Buckman, Buckland, Brockett, Beckman

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Brockbank Family Origin

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Brockbank Family Occupations

What did your Brockbank ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Engineer In Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockbank. The most common Brockbank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Brockbank's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brockbank family was Freighter.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Engineer In Mill

  • Freighter


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

Brockbank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Brockbank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brockbank 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brockbank. 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 Brockbank. For the veterans among your Brockbank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brockbank Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brockbank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Brockbank in 1962 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

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