Broun Family History

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Broun Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; possibly a variant spelling of Scottish Brown.

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


Similar surnames: Bruin, Crout, Tron, Brody, Braun, Bruun, Biron, Group, Brum, Brue

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Broun Family Origin

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Broun Family Occupations

What did your Broun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Broun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Broun's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broun family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broun.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Broun Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Broun Life Expectancy

What is the average Broun lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Broun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Broun in 1962 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broun 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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