Brooker Family History

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Brooker Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, a variant of Brook.

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

Similar surnames: Brocker, Booker, Broeker, Crooker, Brooke, Bricker, Brookes, Brucker

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Brooker Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Brooker name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Brooker. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Norway


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Brooker Family Origin

Where is the Brooker family from?

Brooker Family Occupations

What did your Brooker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brooker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Brooker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brooker. A less common occupation for the Brooker family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Brooker Historical Records

What Brooker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 137,000 census records available for the last name Brooker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brooker 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Brooker. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Brooker. For the veterans among your Brooker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brooker Life Expectancy

What is the average Brooker lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Brooker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brooker in 1940 was 62, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brooker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brooker 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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