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Origins of the Broben surname

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About the Brobens

We have a total number of 338 records for people with the last name Broben.

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Where do most Brobens live?

In 1921, most Brobens lived in South Wales.

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Interesting facts about Brobens

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We have 328 records for the Broben surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Brobens most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Broben first names?

  • Thomas
  • James
  • Ann
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Brobens

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Brobens in 1921
Waistcoat Maker






Assistant Board School Mistress


Assistant Teacher


Common Male occupations for Brobens in 1921




Farm Laboure


Cotton Thrvstle Spinner




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