Brookings Family History

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Brookings Name Meaning

English: variant of Brookins.

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

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Brookings Family Origin

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Brookings Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Brookings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Brookings's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brookings family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brookings.

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Brookings Historical Records

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Brookings Life Expectancy

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Famous Brookings Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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