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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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Silk Weaver

    2%

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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Brocklehurst Historical Records

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Brocklehurst Life Expectancy

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