Brougham Family History

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Brougham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria named Brougham, from Old English burh ‘fortress’ + ham ‘homestead’. The pronunciation is ‘broo-um’.

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

Similar surnames: Bridgham, Brough, Brigham, Hougham, Burham, Branham, Crookham, Braham

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Brougham Family Origin

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Brougham Family Occupations

What did your Brougham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Upholsterer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brougham. 80% of Brougham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Upholsterer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housekeeper
  • Independent

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

Brougham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Brougham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brougham 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 Brougham. 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 Brougham. For the veterans among your Brougham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brougham Life Expectancy

What is the average Brougham lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Brougham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Brougham in 1957 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brougham

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