Broy Family History

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Broy Name Meaning

Irish: see Brophy.

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

Similar surnames: Croy, Troy, Bro, Broe, Irby, Hoy, Brew, Brue, Brom, Bray

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Broy Family Origin

Where is the Broy family from?

Broy Family Occupations

What did your Broy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Blacksmith Striker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Broy. 7% of Broy men worked as a Blacksmith Striker and 48% of Broy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Broy were Gen Labourerhvy Work and Clerk (retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Blacksmith Striker
  • Blocksmith Fitter
  • Cotton Spinner Retired
  • Gen Labourerhvy Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Bauage Ballon Mak
  • Charwoman
  • Clerk (retired)

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

Broy Historical Records

What Broy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Broy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broy 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Broy. 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 770 military records available for the last name Broy. For the veterans among your Broy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broy Life Expectancy

What is the average Broy lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Broy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Broy in 1961 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broy 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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