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Broner Name Meaning

Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a well (see Brunner). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Brauner.

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


Similar surnames: Broder, Kroner, Bruner, Broer, Gruner, Brooner, Brooker, Bronk

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Where is the Broner family from?

You can see how Broner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Broner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Broner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Broner families living in Kentucky. This was about 30% of all the recorded Broner's in USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Broner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Broner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Broner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Broner. 25% of Broner men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Broner women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Broner were Clerk and Cook. .

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Laundress
    9%
  • Cook
    7%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Broner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Broner. 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 523 military records available for the last name Broner. For the veterans among your Broner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Broner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Broner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Broner in 1956 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

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