Brolsma Family History

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Brolsma Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bosma, Boomsma, Bylsma, Broersma, Brosman, Tolsma, Brossman, Rosa

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Brolsma Family Origin

Where is the Brolsma family from?

Brolsma Family Occupations

What did your Brolsma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Pedler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brolsma. The most common Brolsma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Brolsma's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Pedler


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

Brolsma Historical Records

What Brolsma family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 402 census records available for the last name Brolsma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brolsma 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 130 immigration records available for the last name Brolsma. 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 123 military records available for the last name Brolsma. For the veterans among your Brolsma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brolsma Life Expectancy

What is the average Brolsma lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Brolsma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Brolsma in 1964 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brolsma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brolsma 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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