Brockmeyer Family History

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Brockmeyer Name Meaning

North German: distinguishing name for the tenant farmer (see Meyer) of a farm on boggy ground, from Middle Low German brook ‘swamp’, ‘bog’.

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

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Brockmeyer Family Origin

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Brockmeyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Grocer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockmeyer. A less common occupation for the Brockmeyer family was Carpenter. The most common Brockmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Brockmeyer's were Farmers.

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Brockmeyer Historical Records

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Brockmeyer Life Expectancy

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