Brosnan Family History

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Brosnan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brosnacháin (see Bresnahan).

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


Similar surnames: Bresnan, Ronan, Crossan, Brogan, Bresnahan, Brennan, Greenan

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Brosnan Family Origin

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Brosnan Family Occupations

What did your Brosnan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brosnan. A less common occupation for the Brosnan family was Retail Grocer. The most common Brosnan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Brosnan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Retail Grocer

    3%

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

Brosnan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brosnan Life Expectancy

What is the average Brosnan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brosnan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Brosnan in 1952 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brosnan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brosnan 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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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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