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

Similar surnames: Brinkmeyer, Eickmeyer, Brocker, Buddemeyer, Broekemeier, Borgmeyer

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Brockmeyer Family Origin

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Brockmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Brockmeyer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Grocer

  • Carpenter


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Brockmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Brockmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brockmeyer 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 687 immigration records available for the last name Brockmeyer. 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 Brockmeyer. For the veterans among your Brockmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brockmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Brockmeyer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brockmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Brockmeyer in 1952 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

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