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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

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Brookins Historical Records

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Brookins Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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