Broaddus Family History

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Broaddus Name Meaning

probably a variant (reflecting a local pronunciation) of the English topographic name Broadhouse, from Old English brad ‘broad’, ‘extensive’ + hus ‘house’. alternatively, perhaps, a habitational name from Broadwas in Worcestershire, which is named with Old English brad + an unattested element wæsse ‘alluvial land’.

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


Similar surnames: Broadway, Broady, Broadhurst, Broaden, Broadus, Broad, Braddy

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Broaddus Family Origin

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Broaddus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broaddus. The most common Broaddus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Broaddus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broaddus family was Carpenter.

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