Brodkin Family History

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Brodkin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name from Brodki, a village in Belarus.

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

Similar surnames: Fradkin, Bronk, Bodkin, Brin, Bodin, Dropkin, Brodie, Brodin, Ruskin

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Brodkin Family Origin

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Brodkin Family Occupations

What did your Brodkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brodkin occupation in the USA was Planter. 100% of Brodkin's were Planters.

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  • Planter


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

Brodkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Brodkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brodkin 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 480 immigration records available for the last name Brodkin. 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 186 military records available for the last name Brodkin. For the veterans among your Brodkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brodkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Brodkin lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Brodkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brodkin in 1964 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brodkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brodkin 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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