Brostrom Family History

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Brostrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Broström): ornamental compound of bro ‘bridge’ + ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Bostrom, Ostrom, Blomstrom, Borgstrom, Sjostrom, Bergstrom, Rystrom

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Brostrom Family Origin

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Brostrom Family Occupations

What did your Brostrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brostrom. A less common occupation for the Brostrom family was Works Plow Factory. The most common Brostrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Brostrom's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Works Plow Factory

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Brostrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brostrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brostrom 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brostrom. 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 Brostrom. For the veterans among your Brostrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brostrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Brostrom lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Brostrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brostrom in 1955 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brostrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brostrom 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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