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Broers Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Broer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Boers, Broer, Roers, Broders, Goers, Bries, Broersma, Moers, Broder

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Where is the Broers family from?

You can see how Broers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Broers family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Broers families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Broers families living in Iowa. This was about 85% of all the recorded Broers's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Broers families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Broers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Broers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Broers. 51% of Broers men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Broers women worked as a Housewife. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Broers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broers 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Broers. 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 228 military records available for the last name Broers. For the veterans among your Broers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Broers lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Broers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Broers in 1957 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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