Broas Family History

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Broas Name Meaning

Portuguese: probably from the plural of broa ‘corn bread’. Norwegian (Broås): habitational name from any of several farms so named, from bru ‘bridge’ + ås ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Bras, Rodas, Broady, Brons, Pross, Bronk, Brody, Broda, Bross, Broad

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Broas Family Origin

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Broas Family Occupations

What did your Broas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Broas. 27% of Broas men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Broas women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Broas were Painter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Helper
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • Stenographer

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

Broas Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 285 immigration records available for the last name Broas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 514 military records available for the last name Broas. For the veterans among your Broas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broas Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Broas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Broas in 1962 was 78, and 91 in 2004.

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