Broyd Family History

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Broyd Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Broad, Boyd, Bloyd, Brodd, Brod, Broy, Brand, Brock, Bond, Bold

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Broyd Family Origin

Where is the Broyd family from?

Broyd Family Occupations

What did your Broyd ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Broyd occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 21% of Broyd's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Broyd family was Brickmaker. Agricultural Labourer, Agricul Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broyd.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Agricul Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Brickmaker


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

Broyd Historical Records

What Broyd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Broyd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broyd census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Broyd

Passenger List

There are 313 immigration records available for the last name Broyd. 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 225 military records available for the last name Broyd. For the veterans among your Broyd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broyd Life Expectancy

What is the average Broyd lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broyd 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broyd

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