Brose Family History

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Brose Name Meaning

German: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Ambrosius (see Ambrose).

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

Similar surnames: Bross, Bruse, Brosz, Prose, Blose, Bose, Rose, Brost, Brouse, Boss

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Brose Family Origin

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Brose Family Occupations

What did your Brose ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders General Labourer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brose. 20% of Brose men worked as a Builders General Labourer Heavy Worker and 58% of Brose women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brose were General Labourer I C I Lasted and Saleswoman Surgeon Serving Machine Co Charge

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders General Labourer Heavy Worker
  • Draper (retired)
  • Fire Place Manager Factory
  • General Labourer I C I Lasted

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
  • P O Telegraphist
  • Saleswoman Surgeon Serving Machine Co Charge

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brose Historical Records

What Brose family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Brose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brose 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brose. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Brose. For the veterans among your Brose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brose Life Expectancy

What is the average Brose lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Brose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Brose in 1948 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brose

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brose 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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