Brobeck Family History

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Brobeck Name Meaning

German: variant of Brotbeck, an occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German brot ‘bread’ + beck ‘baker’. Probably a respelling of Swedish Brobäck, an ornamental name composed of the elements bro ‘bridge’ + bäck ‘stream’, or the Norwegian cognates Brobeckk, Brubekk, which may be topographic or habitational names.

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

Similar surnames: Bobeck, Brodbeck, Boeck, Boback, Brubeck, Brock, Irlbeck, Robeck

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Brobeck Family Origin

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Brobeck Family Occupations

What did your Brobeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brobeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Brobeck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brobeck family was Boiler Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brobeck.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Boiler Maker


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

Brobeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brobeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brobeck 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 449 immigration records available for the last name Brobeck. 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 519 military records available for the last name Brobeck. For the veterans among your Brobeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brobeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Brobeck lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brobeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brobeck in 1953 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brobeck 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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