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Broders Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Broder 1.

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

Similar surnames: Broers, Broder, Brodersen, Roder, Roers, Browder, Boers, Brader

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Where is the Broders family from?

You can see how Broders families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Broders family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Broders families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Broders family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Broders's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Broders families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Broders surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Broders ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Broders. 30% of Broders men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Broders women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Broders were Clerk and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Farm Helper
  • Secretary
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Broders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broders census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 430 immigration records available for the last name Broders. 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 Cards

There are 402 military records available for the last name Broders. For the veterans among your Broders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Broders lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Broders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Broders in 1964 was 77, and 71 in 2004.

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