Broll Family History

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Broll Name Meaning

German: nickname for a fat man, from Swabian brollig ‘fat’

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

Similar surnames: Droll, Brill, Kroll, Troll, Groll, Grill, Boll, Brull, Broda, Bolt

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Broll Family Origin

Where is the Broll family from?

Broll Family Occupations

What did your Broll ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farm Servant and Farm Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Broll. The most common Broll occupation in the UK was Farm Servant. 50% of Broll's were Farm Servants. A less common occupation for the Broll family was Housekeeper.

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  • Farm Servant

  • Farm Labourer

  • Housekeeper


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

Broll Historical Records

What Broll family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Broll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broll 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 525 immigration records available for the last name Broll. 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 955 military records available for the last name Broll. For the veterans among your Broll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broll Life Expectancy

What is the average Broll lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Broll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Broll in 1963 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broll

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broll 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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