Broady Family History

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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

What did your Broady ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Broady. 2% of Broady men worked as a Farm Labourer and 54% of Broady women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Broady were Hairdresser (master) and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Gardener
  • General Labourer
  • Hairdresser (master)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • At School
  • Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Broady Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 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 904 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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