Brookins Family History

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Brookins Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from a derivative of Old English broc ‘stream’ (see Brook). In Britain the form Brooking is much commoner.

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


Similar surnames: Brooker, Brookes, Brooking, Burkins, Brooks, Boykin, Botkin, Hopkins

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Brookins Family Origin

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Brookins Family Occupations

What did your Brookins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brookins family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brookins. The most common Brookins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Brookins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Brookins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brookins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brookins 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brookins. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brookins. For the veterans among your Brookins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brookins Life Expectancy

What is the average Brookins lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Brookins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Brookins in 1945 was 61, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brookins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brookins 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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