Broydon Family History

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Broydon 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: Brydon, Brogdon, Brandon, Broxton, Rondon, Bryson, Bryden, Boyson

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Broydon Family Origin

Where is the Broydon family from?

Broydon Family Occupations

What did your Broydon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Broydon occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 33% of Broydon's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Broydon family was Nurse Domestic. Carpenter and Decorative Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Broydon.

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  • Carpenter

  • Decorative Painter

  • Nurse Domestic


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

Broydon Historical Records

What Broydon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 283 census records available for the last name Broydon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broydon 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Broydon. 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 16 military records available for the last name Broydon. For the veterans among your Broydon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broydon Life Expectancy

What is the average Broydon lifespan?

Average Broydon life expectancy in 1969 was 79 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broydon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broydon 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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