Brossett Family History

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Brossett Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Brosset, a diminutive of Brusse (probably in the topographic sense).

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

Similar surnames: Brossette, Brosseau, Bassette, Fossett, Grissett, Rosett, Brockett

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Brossett Family Origin

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Brossett Family Occupations

What did your Brossett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, baker and Loco. Engineer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brossett. The most common Brossett occupation in the USA was Baker. 50% of Brossett's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Loco. Engineer


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

Brossett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 830 census records available for the last name Brossett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brossett 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Brossett. 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 269 military records available for the last name Brossett. For the veterans among your Brossett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brossett Life Expectancy

What is the average Brossett lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Brossett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Brossett in 1944 was 21, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brossett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brossett 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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