Brockmann Family History

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Brockmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a marsh, from Middle Low German brook ‘bog’, ‘swamp’ + man ‘man’. Jewish: variant spelling of Brockman.

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

Similar surnames: Brockman, Boeckmann, Brackman, Bachmann, Brickman, Borgmann, Backman

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Brockmann Family Origin

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Brockmann Family Occupations

What did your Brockmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brockmann family was Brick Mason. The most common Brockmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Brockmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockmann.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Mason


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

Brockmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Brockmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brockmann 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Brockmann. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Brockmann. For the veterans among your Brockmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brockmann Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brockmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Brockmann in 1962 was 72, and 72 in 2004.

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