Brockel Family History

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Brockel Name Meaning

habitational name from Bröckel near Celle or from Brökeln on the Weser. in southern Germany, a variant of Brock 3.

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


Similar surnames: Rockel, Broeckel, Bricker, Brickel, Brucker, Brockett, Bricken

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Brockel Family Origin

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Brockel Family Occupations

What did your Brockel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Currier, Dry Goods Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockel. The most common Brockel occupation in the USA was Currier. 14% of Brockel's were Curriers. A less common occupation for the Brockel family was Keeping House.

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  • Currier

    14%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Brockel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brockel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brockel 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 Brockel. 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 Brockel. For the veterans among your Brockel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brockel Life Expectancy

What is the average Brockel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Brockel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brockel in 1950 was 31, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brockel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brockel 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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