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Philbrook Name Meaning

English: variant of Philbrick .

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


Similar surnames: Halbrook, Holbrooks, Philbeck, Halbrooks, Hilborn, Philbrick

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Where is the Philbrook family from?

You can see how Philbrook families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Philbrook family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Philbrook families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 54 Philbrook families living in Maine. This was about 52% of all the recorded Philbrook's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Philbrook families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Philbrook surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Philbrook ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Philbrook. 19% of Philbrook men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Philbrook women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Philbrook were Clerk and Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Cook
    8%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Philbrook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philbrook census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 857 immigration records available for the last name Philbrook. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Philbrook. For the veterans among your Philbrook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Philbrook lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Philbrook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Philbrook in 1950 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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