Bradney Family History

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Bradney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Somerset named Bradney, from Old English brad ‘broad’ (dative -an) + eg ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Bradner, Bradley, Radney, Rodney, Bradway, Barney, Radley, Adney

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Bradney Family Origin

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Bradney Family Occupations

What did your Bradney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bradney family was Brass Worker Unemployed. Chain Maker, Assistant and Brass Dresser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradney. The most common Bradney occupation in the UK was Chain Maker. 11% of Bradney's were Chain Makers.

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  • Chain Maker

    11%
  • Assistant

    4%
  • Brass Dresser

    4%
  • Brass Worker Unemployed

    4%

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

Bradney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bradney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bradney 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bradney. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bradney. For the veterans among your Bradney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bradney Life Expectancy

What is the average Bradney lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bradney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bradney in 1959 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bradney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bradney 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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