Brossard Family History

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Brossard Name Meaning

French: nickname from brosse ‘brush’ + the pejorative suffix -ard.

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

Similar surnames: Bossard, Brassard, Brevard, Brouhard, Broussard, Boilard, Voisard

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Brossard Family Origin

Where is the Brossard family from?

Brossard Family Occupations

What did your Brossard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brossard. The most common Brossard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Brossard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brossard family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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

Brossard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Brossard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brossard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brossard. 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 710 military records available for the last name Brossard. For the veterans among your Brossard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brossard Life Expectancy

What is the average Brossard lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Brossard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Brossard in 1959 was 40, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brossard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brossard 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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