Brookshire Family History

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Brookshire Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly related to another unexplained English surname, Brookshaw.

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

Similar surnames: Berkshire, Hampshire, Longshore, Brooksher, Brookshier, Brookhouse

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Brookshire Family Origin

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Brookshire Family Occupations

What did your Brookshire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brookshire family was Farm Laborer. The most common Brookshire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Brookshire's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brookshire.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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Brookshire Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Brookshire ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Brookshire Life Expectancy

What is the average Brookshire lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Brookshire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brookshire in 1944 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brookshire


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