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Broadwater Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Sussex named Broadwater, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + wæter ‘water’, ‘river’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Broadway, Broadwell, Bradway, Freshwater, Bradner, Bradney

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Broadwater Family Origin

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Broadwater Family Occupations

What did your Broadwater ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Annuitant

    10%
  • Brewers Carter

    10%
  • Embroideress

    10%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Brewers Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadwater. The most common Broadwater occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Broadwater's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Broadwater family was Embroideress.

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Broadwater Historical Records

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Broadwater Life Expectancy

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