Broad Name Meaning

nickname for a stout or fat person, from Middle English brode. from the Old English personal name Brada (from brad ‘broad’).

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


Similar surnames: Broady, Bream, Bold, Breed, Brian, Hoad, Brott, Rod, Bray, Broer

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Broad Family Origin

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Broad Family Occupations

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In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broad. The most common Broad occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Broad's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Broad family was Blacksmith.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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Broad Historical Records

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Broad Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Broad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Broad in 1950 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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