Brody Name Meaning

Hungarian (Bródy), Slavic, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of the many towns and cities in central and eastern Europe named with Slavic brod ‘fort’. Variant spelling of Scottish Brodie.

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

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Brody Family Origin

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Brody Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • House Keeper

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brody family was House Keeper. The most common Brody occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Brody's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brody.

Source: Census data for Brody | Data not to scale

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Brody Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Brody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Brody in 1943 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brody

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