Broom Family History

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Broom Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Broom(e) or Brome, from Old English brom ‘broom’, ‘gorse’. There are such places in Bedfordshire, County Durham, Norfolk, Shropshire, Suffolk, Worcestershire, and elsewhere.

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


Similar surnames: Croom, Bream, Groom, Brook, Bloom, Borom, Broome, Froom, Rook, Bro

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Broom Family Origin

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Broom Family Occupations

What did your Broom ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Broom family was Coal Miner. The most common Broom occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Broom's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broom.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

Broom Historical Records

What Broom family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Broom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broom 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 Broom

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Broom. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Broom. For the veterans among your Broom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broom Life Expectancy

What is the average Broom lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Broom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Broom in 1954 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broom 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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