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Brotherson Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German, Norwegian, and Danish Brodersen, or Jewish Broderson. English: perhaps a variant of Brotherton.

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


Similar surnames: Brotherton, Broderson, Brodersen, Brothers, Ouverson, Berthelsen

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Brotherson Family Origin

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Brotherson Family Occupations

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  • Farm Stewart

    14%
  • Joiner

    14%
  • Master Mariner

    14%
  • Nurse

    14%

In 1881, Farm Stewart, Joiner and Master Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brotherson. A less common occupation for the Brotherson family was Nurse. The most common Brotherson occupation in the UK was Farm Stewart. 14% of Brotherson's were Farm Stewarts.

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Brotherson Historical Records

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Brotherson Life Expectancy

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