Braddock Family History

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Braddock Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a notable broad oak, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + ac ‘oak’, or a habitational name from a minor place so named, such as Broad Oak in Symondsbury, Dorset. Braddock in Cornwall (Brodehoc in Domesday Book) may have this origin; the second element may however be Old English hoc ‘hook of land’, ‘hill spur’.

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


Similar surnames: Paddock, Haddock, Brandon, Baldock, Brock, Craddock, Reddick

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Braddock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Braddock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Braddock. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Braddock Family Origin

Where is the Braddock family from?

Braddock Family Occupations

What did your Braddock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braddock. A less common occupation for the Braddock family was Cotton Weaver. The most common Braddock occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Braddock's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%

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

Braddock Historical Records

What Braddock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Braddock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Braddock 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 Braddock. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Braddock. For the veterans among your Braddock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Braddock Life Expectancy

What is the average Braddock lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Braddock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Braddock in 1950 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braddock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braddock 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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