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Bron Name Meaning

Dutch: from the personal name Bronno (see Brons ). Dutch: topographic name for someone living by a bron ‘well’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish bro(y)n see Braun . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Brann .

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


Similar surnames: Baron, Brown, Brow, Kron, Bon, Brun, Brin, Byron, Tron, Biron

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Where is the Bron family from?

You can see how Bron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bron families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Bron family living in Louisiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Bron's in USA. Louisiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Bron families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bron ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bron. 27% of Bron men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Bron women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bron were Carpenter and New Worker. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    40%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bron 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bron. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bron. For the veterans among your Bron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bron lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bron in 1964 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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