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Origins of the Broscomb surname

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About the Broscombs

We have a total number of 361 records for people with the last name Broscomb.

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Where do most Broscombs live?

In 1921, most Broscombs lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Broscombs

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We have 339 records for the Broscomb surname. The oldest one dates back to 1875.

Who were Broscombs most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Broscomb first names?

  • William
  • James
  • Sarah
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Broscombs

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

Common Female occupations for Broscombs in 1921
At Home








Wool Machine Minder Out Of Employment


Common Male occupations for Broscombs in 1921


Iron Moulder




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Carpet Weaver


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