Broun Family History

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Broun Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; possibly a variant spelling of Scottish Brown.

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

Similar surnames: Bruin, Crout, Tron, Brody, Braun, Bruun, Biron, Group, Brum, Brue

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Broun Family Origin

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Broun Family Occupations

What did your Broun ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Broun. 4% of Broun men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Broun women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Broun were Agricultural Labourer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Unemployed
  • Agricultural Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Barmaid
  • Domestic Servant

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

Broun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Broun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broun 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Broun. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Broun. For the veterans among your Broun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broun Life Expectancy

What is the average Broun lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Broun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Broun in 1962 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broun 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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