Broe Family History

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Broe Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Brew. Americanized spelling of French Braud. Altered spelling of Scandinavian Bro.

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


Similar surnames: Bro, Brow, Brue, Brom, Broce, Browe, Roe, Borow, Brye, Brox

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Broe Family Origin

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Broe Family Occupations

What did your Broe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Calenderman retired calico Printing and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Broe. 6% of Broe men worked as a Calenderman retired calico Printing and 26% of Broe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Broe were Dock Labourer H W and Assistant Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Calenderman retired calico Printing
    6%
  • Caretaker
    6%
  • Chief Cashier Fram Works
    6%
  • Dock Labourer H W
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    26%
  • Domestic Servant
    15%
  • Assistant (advertising Optical)
    4%
  • Assistant Cook
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Broe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Broe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broe 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 850 immigration records available for the last name Broe. 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 Broe. For the veterans among your Broe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broe Life Expectancy

What is the average Broe lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Broe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Broe in 1956 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broe

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