Bradburn Family History

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Bradburn Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Bradbourne in Derbyshire or Brabourne in Kent, both named with Old English brad ‘broad’ + burna ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Bradbury, Chadburn, Redburn, Blackburn, Bradford, Bradner, Rayburn

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Bradburn Family Origin

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Bradburn Family Occupations

What did your Bradburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bradburn. 22% of Bradburn men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Bradburn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bradburn were Old Age Pensioner and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    22%
  • Window Cleaner
    10%
  • Colliery Hewer
    7%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

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

Bradburn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Bradburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bradburn 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bradburn. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bradburn. For the veterans among your Bradburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bradburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Bradburn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bradburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bradburn in 1944 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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