Brookshire Family History

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Brookshire Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly related to another unexplained English surname, Brookshaw.

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


Similar surnames: Berkshire, Hampshire, Longshore, Brooksher, Brookshier, Brookhouse

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Brookshire Family Origin

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Brookshire Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Brookshire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Brookshire's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brookshire family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brookshire.

Source: Census data for Brookshire | Data not to scale

Brookshire Historical Records

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Brookshire Life Expectancy

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