Broadley Family History

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Broadley Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Bradley.

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

Similar surnames: Bradley, Broadie, Boardley, Brownley, Braley, Brearley, Stoodley

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Broadley Family Origin

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Broadley Family Occupations

What did your Broadley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadley. A less common occupation for the Broadley family was Cotton Weaver. The most common Broadley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Broadley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Cotton Weaver


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

Broadley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Broadley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broadley 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Broadley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Broadley. For the veterans among your Broadley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broadley Life Expectancy

What is the average Broadley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Broadley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Broadley in 1962 was 94, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broadley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broadley 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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