Brolton Family History

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Brolton 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: Broxton, Bolton, Holton, Rolston, Colton, Crofton, Boston, Brinton

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Brolton Family Origin

Where is the Brolton family from?

Brolton Family Occupations

What did your Brolton ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Engineer

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Brolton Historical Records

What Brolton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 99 census records available for the last name Brolton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brolton 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Brolton. 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 5 military records available for the last name Brolton. For the veterans among your Brolton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brolton Life Expectancy

What is the average Brolton lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brolton 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brolton

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