Brouse Family History

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Brouse Name Meaning

French: altered form of Brosse, which has at least two possible origins: a topographic name for someone who lived in a scrubby area of country, from Old French broce ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’ (Late Latin bruscia), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word. occupational name for a brush maker, from the same Old French word in the transferred sense ‘brush’.

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

Similar surnames: Brush, Brusse, Brue, Bruse, Brus, Bouie, Rousey, Grose, Brause, Brose

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Brouse Family Origin

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Brouse Family Occupations

What did your Brouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brouse family was Needlewoman. The most common Brouse occupation in the UK was Commision Agent. 33% of Brouse's were Commision Agents. Commision Agent and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brouse.

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  • Commision Agent

  • Labourer

  • Needlewoman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brouse ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Brouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brouse 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 751 immigration records available for the last name Brouse. 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 Brouse. For the veterans among your Brouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Brouse lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Brouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Brouse in 1944 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brouse 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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