Brockman Family History

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Brockman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a brook or stream, an elaborated form of Brock 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained. Respelling of German Brockmann.

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

Similar surnames: Brockmann, Beckman, Brickman, Brackman, Backman, Boeckman, Rockman

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Brockman Family Origin

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Brockman Family Occupations

What did your Brockman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brockman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Laborer. 5% of Brockman's were Agricultural Laborers. A less common occupation for the Brockman family was Mariner. Agricultural Laborer, Basket Maker and Farm Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockman.

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  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Basket Maker

  • Farm Lab

  • Mariner


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

Brockman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Brockman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brockman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Brockman. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Brockman. For the veterans among your Brockman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brockman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brockman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Brockman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brockman in 1942 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brockman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brockman 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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