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Broadwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, and Warwickshire named Broadwell, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Bradwell, Bramwell, Rodwell, Bromwell, Bridwell, Broadway, Brockwell

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Broadwell Family Origin

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Broadwell Family Occupations

What did your Broadwell ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Oil Miller

    12%
  • Steam Thrasher (Ag Mach Attendt)

    12%
  • Army Pensioner

    6%
  • Baker

    6%

In 1881, the most common Broadwell occupation in the UK was Oil Miller. 12% of Broadwell's were Oil Millers. A less common occupation for the Broadwell family was Baker. Oil Miller, Steam Thrasher (Ag Mach Attendt) and Army Pensioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadwell.

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Broadwell Historical Records

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Broadwell Life Expectancy

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