Brobst Family History

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Brobst Name Meaning

German: variant of Probst.

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


Similar surnames: Bobst, Probst, Propst, Bost, Brost, Prost, Trost, Babst, Brosi, Pobst

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Brobst Family Origin

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Brobst Family Occupations

What did your Brobst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brobst family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brobst. The most common Brobst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Brobst's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Brobst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brobst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brobst 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 Brobst. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brobst. For the veterans among your Brobst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brobst Life Expectancy

What is the average Brobst lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Brobst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brobst in 1944 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brobst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brobst 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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