Broderick Family History

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Broderick Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó Bruadair ‘descendant of Bruadar’, a Norse personal name. Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhydderch ‘son of Rhydderch’ (see Prothero, Roderick).

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

Similar surnames: Roderick, Brodrick, Frederick, Andrick, Rhoderick, Derick, Frederic

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Broderick Family Origin

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Broderick Family Occupations

What did your Broderick ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Dressmaker


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

Broderick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Broderick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broderick 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Broderick. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Broderick. For the veterans among your Broderick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broderick Life Expectancy

What is the average Broderick lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Broderick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Broderick in 1941 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broderick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broderick 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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