Brodsky Family History

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Brodsky Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Brodský): habitational name for someone from any of numerous places, notably in Bohemia, named Brod, from Slavic brod ‘ford’. Americanized spelling of Polish Brodzki, a habitational name for someone from the various places in Poland called Brody. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and Ukrainian: habitational name for someone from Brody, a place in Galicia (now Ukraine), which was an important center of Jewish life up to the time of Hitler

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

Similar surnames: Grodsky, Borofsky, Borski, Brody, Bransky, Wolsky, Barsky, Brouse

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Brodsky Family Origin

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Brodsky Family Occupations

What did your Brodsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper, Tailor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brodsky. A less common occupation for the Brodsky family was R.R. Ticket Agency. The most common Brodsky occupation in the USA was Cooper. 33% of Brodsky's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

  • Tailor

  • Farmer

  • R.R. Ticket Agency


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Brodsky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Brodsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brodsky 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Brodsky. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Brodsky. For the veterans among your Brodsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brodsky Life Expectancy

What is the average Brodsky lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Brodsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brodsky in 1949 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brodsky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brodsky 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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