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Bradburn Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Bradbourne in Derbyshire or Brabourne in Kent, both named with Old English brad ‘broad’ + burna ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Bradbury, Chadburn, Redburn, Blackburn, Bradford, Bradner, Rayburn

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Bradburn Family Origin

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Bradburn Family Occupations

What did your Bradburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bradburn family was Blacksmith Apprentice. The most common Bradburn occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Bradburn's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradburn.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Merchant

    11%
  • Agent

    6%
  • Blacksmith Apprentice

    6%

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

Bradburn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bradburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bradburn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bradburn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Bradburn. For the veterans among your Bradburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bradburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Bradburn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bradburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bradburn in 1944 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bradburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bradburn 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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