Broeker Family History

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Broeker Name Meaning

variant of the personal name Broekaert, itself a variant of Burghart. topographic name for someone living in a marsh, an agent derivative of Middle Dutch broek.

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


Similar surnames: Broecker, Brokke, Boeker, Brocker, Brooker, Rocker, Troeger, Boenker

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Broeker Family Origin

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Broeker Family Occupations

What did your Broeker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Broeker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Broeker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broeker family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeps House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broeker.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeps House

    12%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Broeker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Broeker Life Expectancy

What is the average Broeker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Broeker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Broeker in 1953 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broeker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broeker 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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