Broy Name Meaning

Irish: see Brophy.

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


Similar surnames: Croy, Troy, Bro, Broe, Irby, Hoy, Brew, Brue, Brom, Bray

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Broy Family Origin

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Broy Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

In 1880, the most common Broy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Broy's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Broy family was Farming. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broy.

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Broy Historical Records

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Broy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Broy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Broy in 1961 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broy

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