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Brockhill Name Meaning

for someone who lived by a badger sett or who lived at or came from one of the places named with Middle English brok-hole(s) ‘badger hole(s) badger's sett’ (Old English brocc-hol) such as Brockhall (Northants) which is recorded as Brocole in 1086 Brockhill in Alvechurch (Worcs) Brockholes (Lancs) and a lost or unidentified place in or near Richmond (NR Yorks) which is probably the usual source of the name in NE England.

Source: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, 2021


Similar surnames: Rockhill, Brockwell, Broyhill, Brackbill, Rockwell, Rockhold

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You can see how Brockhill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brockhill family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1911. The most Brockhill families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Brockhill family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Brockhill's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Brockhill families in 1840.
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What did your Brockhill ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Brockhill. 100% of Brockhill women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 42 immigration records available for the last name Brockhill. 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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There are 39 military records available for the last name Brockhill. For the veterans among your Brockhill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Average Brockhill life expectancy in 1997 was 88 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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