Brochu Family History

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Brochu Name Meaning

French: from brochu ‘to provide with a lance or spear’ or an equivalent of broché ‘brocade’, ‘brocading’.

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


Similar surnames: Brock, Roch, Roche, Broce, Boche, Rocque, Rouch, Bracco, Brack

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Brochu Family Origin

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Brochu Family Occupations

What did your Brochu ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brochu occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Brochu's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Brochu family was CommerÇant. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brochu.

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  • Cultivateur

    31%
  • Journalier

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • CommerÇant

    3%

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

Brochu Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brochu Life Expectancy

What is the average Brochu lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Brochu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Brochu in 1959 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brochu

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brochu 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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