Brockett Family History

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Brockett Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place called Brocket in Ayrshire. Scottish and English: from Middle English bro(c)ket, a term denoting a stag in its second year with its first horns (diminutive of Old French brock), probably applied as a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Crockett, Brackett, Beckett, Cockett, Prickett, Hackett, Stockett

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Brockett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Brockett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Brockett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Brockett Family Origin

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Brockett Family Occupations

What did your Brockett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brockett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Brockett's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockett. A less common occupation for the Brockett family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Brockett Historical Records

What Brockett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Brockett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brockett 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 Brockett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Brockett. For the veterans among your Brockett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brockett Life Expectancy

What is the average Brockett lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Brockett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Brockett in 1948 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brockett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brockett 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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