Brocklehurst Family History

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Brocklehurst Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Accrington named Brocklehurst, from Old English brocc-hol ‘badger’s sett’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Blackhurst, Broadhurst, Akehurst, Swindlehurst, Crowhurst, Bringhurst

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Brocklehurst Family Origin

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Brocklehurst Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Brocklehurst occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Brocklehurst's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brocklehurst. A less common occupation for the Brocklehurst family was Silk Weaver.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Silk Weaver

    2%

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Brocklehurst Historical Records

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Brocklehurst Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Brocklehurst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Brocklehurst in 1963 was 72, and 64 in 2004.

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