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Broten Name Meaning

German: probably a shortened form of any of various compound names containing the element Braten ‘roast’ (from Middle High German brate), as for example Bradenahl (‘baked eel’) or Bratengeiger, a nickname for a fiddler (from a derivative of Middle High German gige ‘fiddle’, ‘violin’) who was paid in food rather than cash. Variant spelling of Norwegian Bråten (see Braaten).

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


Similar surnames: Boden, Roten, Bogen, Rotan, Brott, Roden, Breden, Braaten, Bolten

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Broten Family Origin

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Broten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Washing

    17%

In 1880, the most common Broten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Broten's were Farmers. Farmer and Washing were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Broten.

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