Broyden Family History

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Broyden 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: Bryden, Broaden, Broden, Brogden, Boyden, Bowden, Boden, Broten

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Broyden Family Origin

Where is the Broyden family from?

Broyden Family Occupations

What did your Broyden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Broyden family was Tailor. Baker, Hay & Straw Binder (Ag Lab) and Rly Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broyden. The most common Broyden occupation in the UK was Baker. 20% of Broyden's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Hay & Straw Binder (Ag Lab)

  • Rly Laborer

  • Tailor


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

Broyden Historical Records

What Broyden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 988 census records available for the last name Broyden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broyden 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Broyden. 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 73 military records available for the last name Broyden. For the veterans among your Broyden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broyden Life Expectancy

What is the average Broyden lifespan?

Average Broyden life expectancy in 1992 was 50 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broyden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broyden 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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