Broyhill Family History

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Broyhill Name Meaning

English: variant of Broughill, a habitational name from Broughall in Shropshire, named in Old English with burh ‘fortified place’ + an uncertain second element, probably hyll ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Brill, Barnhill, Brownell, Broomhall, Coghill, Bothell, Rockhill

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Broyhill Family Origin

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Broyhill Family Occupations

What did your Broyhill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Broyhill family was Keeping House. Farmer, Barter and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broyhill. The most common Broyhill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Broyhill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Barter

    7%
  • Hotel Keeper

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Broyhill Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Broyhill Life Expectancy

What is the average Broyhill lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Broyhill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Broyhill in 1964 was 78, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broyhill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broyhill 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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