Brookbank Family History

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Brookbank Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a minor place called Brooksbank, named with Middle English brokes (genitive of broke ‘brook’) + bank ‘bank’. There are places of this name in Bradfield and Agbrigg, West Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Brockbank, Crookham, Broomhall, Burbank, Von Bank, Colebank, Brookins

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Brookbank Family Origin

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Brookbank Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Annuitant Houses

    2%
  • Bolter Down In Iron Works

    2%
  • Brewers Carter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Brookbank occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Brookbank's were Farmers. Farmer, Annuitant Houses and Bolter Down In Iron Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brookbank. A less common occupation for the Brookbank family was Brewers Carter.

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Brookbank Historical Records

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Brookbank Life Expectancy

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