Brodin Family History

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Brodin Name Meaning

Swedish (Brodín): ornamental name formed with bro ‘bridge’ + the adjectival suffix -ín, from Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Broden, Brolin, Roden, Breden, Boden, Flodin, Fredin, Sjodin, Bodin

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Brodin Family Origin

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Brodin Family Occupations

What did your Brodin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brodin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Brodin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Shovel Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brodin. A less common occupation for the Brodin family was Tinner.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Shovel Maker

    14%
  • Tinner

    14%

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

Brodin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brodin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brodin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brodin. 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 Brodin. For the veterans among your Brodin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brodin Life Expectancy

What is the average Brodin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brodin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brodin in 1957 was 49, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brodin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brodin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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