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Brotherson Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German, Norwegian, and Danish Brodersen, or Jewish Broderson. English: perhaps a variant of Brotherton.

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


Similar surnames: Brotherton, Broderson, Brodersen, Brothers, Ouverson, Berthelsen

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Brotherson Family Origin

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Brotherson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Boardinghouse

    5%

In 1880, the most common Brotherson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Brotherson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brotherson family was Boardinghouse. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brotherson.

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Brotherson Life Expectancy

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