Broyton Family History

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Broyton Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Broxton, Brayton, Royston, Crofton, Boston, Boynton, Brinton, Bouton

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Broyton Family Origin

Where is the Broyton family from?

Broyton Family Occupations

What did your Broyton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Broyton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Broyton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broyton family was R. Farmer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Grain Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broyton.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Grain Merchant

    20%
  • R. Farmer

    20%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Broyton Historical Records

What Broyton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 154 census records available for the last name Broyton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broyton 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Broyton. 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 11 military records available for the last name Broyton. For the veterans among your Broyton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broyton Life Expectancy

What is the average Broyton lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broyton 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broyton

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