Broughman Family History

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Broughman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Brauchmann or Brauckmann, variants of Brockmann or of Brachmann (see Brachman).

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


Similar surnames: Boughman, Loughman, Buchman, Troutman, Baughman, Brougher, Brotman

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Broughman Family Origin

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Broughman Family Occupations

What did your Broughman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broughman. The most common Broughman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Broughman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broughman family was Actor.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Actor

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Broughman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Broughman Life Expectancy

What is the average Broughman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Broughman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Broughman in 1949 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broughman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broughman 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.

Famous Broughman Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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