Bromwell Family History

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Bromwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Broomwell in Herefordshire named in Old English with brom ‘broom’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Bramwell, Cromwell, Bradwell, Rodwell, Crowell, Broadwell, Bonwell

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Bromwell Family Origin

Where is the Bromwell family from?

Bromwell Family Occupations

What did your Bromwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bromwell family was Cotton Power Loom Weaver. Agricultural Labourer, Care Taker Of St Pauls Schools (Sch Serv) and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bromwell. The most common Bromwell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Bromwell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Care Taker Of St Pauls Schools (Sch Serv)

  • Charwoman

  • Cotton Power Loom Weaver


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

Bromwell Historical Records

What Bromwell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bromwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bromwell 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 Bromwell

Passenger List

There are 429 immigration records available for the last name Bromwell. 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 903 military records available for the last name Bromwell. For the veterans among your Bromwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bromwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bromwell lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bromwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bromwell in 1960 was 28, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bromwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bromwell 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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