Brogdon Family History

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Brogdon Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Brogden.

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


Similar surnames: Bragdon, Brogden, Broxton, Ogdon, Broaden, Bodin, Bronson, Brydon

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Brogdon Family Origin

Where is the Brogdon family from?

Brogdon Family Occupations

What did your Brogdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Boilersmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brogdon. A less common occupation for the Brogdon family was Bricklayer. The most common Brogdon occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Brogdon's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Boilersmith

    9%
  • Bricklayer

    9%

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

Brogdon Historical Records

What Brogdon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brogdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brogdon 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 Brogdon

Passenger List

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

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Brogdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Brogdon lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Brogdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Brogdon in 1940 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brogdon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brogdon 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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