Brotman Family History

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Brotman Name Meaning

altered spelling of German Brotmann, an occupational name for a baker and peddler of breads and pastries, from Middle High German brot ‘bread’ + man ‘man’. Jewish Ashkenazic: cognate of 1, from German Brot ‘bread’ + Mann ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Notman, Rothman, Rozman, Rosman, Rotman, Butman, Broman, Bodman

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Brotman Family Origin

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Brotman Family Occupations

What did your Brotman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brotman. 17% of Brotman men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Brotman women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brotman were Furrier and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Furrier
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Saleslady
    16%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Stenographer
    10%

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

Brotman Historical Records

What Brotman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Brotman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brotman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brotman. 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 387 military records available for the last name Brotman. For the veterans among your Brotman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brotman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brotman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Brotman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brotman in 1958 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brotman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brotman 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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