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Brockhaus Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Brockhusen or Brockhausen, of which there are numerous instances, for example in Hannover, Oldenburg, and Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Brockhoff, Brickhouse, Nordhaus, Backhaus, Brockwell, Brekhus

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Brockhaus Family Origin

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Brockhaus Family Occupations

What did your Brockhaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brockhaus family was Grocer. Farmer, Bookkeeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockhaus. The most common Brockhaus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Brockhaus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Bookkeeper

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%

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

Brockhaus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brockhaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Brockhaus lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Brockhaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Brockhaus in 1947 was 53, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brockhaus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brockhaus 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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