Brockway Family History

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Brockway Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English broke ‘brook’ + weye ‘way’, ‘road’.

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


Similar surnames: Broadway, Brockman, Brock, Brockmann, Brocker, Brockett, Bradway

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Brockway Family Origin

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Brockway Family Occupations

What did your Brockway ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brockway occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 6% of Brockway's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Brockway family was Carpenter. Bricklayer, Gardener and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockway.

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  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Gardener

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Brockway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brockway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brockway census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Brockway

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Brockway. 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 Brockway. For the veterans among your Brockway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brockway Life Expectancy

What is the average Brockway lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Brockway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Brockway in 1946 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brockway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brockway 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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