Broers Family History

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Broers Name Meaning

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

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

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

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Broers Family Origin

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Broers Family Occupations

What did your Broers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Broers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Broers's were Farmers. Farmer and Commission Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Broers.

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  • Farmer

  • Commission Agent


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

Broers Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Broers Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broers 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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