Brownback Family History

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Brownback Name Meaning

Americanized form of the German surname Braunbach, a topographic name from Middle High German braun ‘brown’ + bach ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Brobeck, Breitbach, Gronbach, Brodbeck, Bohnsack, Brack, Boback

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Brownback Family Origin

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Brownback Family Occupations

What did your Brownback ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brownback occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Brownback's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Builders Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brownback. A less common occupation for the Brownback family was Confectioner.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Builders Mill

    3%
  • Confectioner

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Brownback Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brownback Life Expectancy

What is the average Brownback lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brownback life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Brownback in 1962 was 72, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brownback

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brownback 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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