Brott Family History

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Brott Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Brot ‘bread’ (Middle High German brot), hence a metonymic occupational name for a baker German: from a Germanic personal name related to Old High German proz ‘budding growth’.

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


Similar surnames: Bott, Brost, Britt, Drott, Britz, Ott, Bolt, Tritt, Frett, Bratt

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Brott Family Origin

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Brott Family Occupations

What did your Brott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Brott's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brott. A less common occupation for the Brott family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Brott Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brott Life Expectancy

What is the average Brott lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Brott in 1958 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brott 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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