Brosius Family History

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Brosius Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the Latin personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose).

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

Similar surnames: Brosig, Bross, Broski, Ambrosius, Brosz, Brixius, Blasius, Brosch

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Brosius Family Origin

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Brosius Family Occupations

What did your Brosius ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brosius occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Brosius's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brosius family was Keeping Hotel. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brosius.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Painter

  • Keeping Hotel


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Brosius Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brosius Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Brosius life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brosius in 1941 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brosius 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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