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Broady Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various minor places called Broad(e)y, named with Old English brad ‘broad’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’. habitational name from a place named as ‘broad island’, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + eg ‘island’. There is a district of Stafford so named, on the western edge of the medieval town.

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


Similar surnames: Broadway, Broad, Grody, Brody, Bray, Braddy, Broaden, Brawdy, Body

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Broady Family Origin

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Broady Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Broady family was (E&M) Pattern Maker To Engineers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broady. The most common Broady occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Broady's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Housekeeper

    4%
  • (E&M) Pattern Maker To Engineers

    2%

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Broady Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Broady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broady 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Broady. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Broady. For the veterans among your Broady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broady Life Expectancy

What is the average Broady lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Broady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Broady in 1956 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broady 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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