Bradway Family History

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Bradway Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English brad ‘broad’ + weg ‘way’, ‘track’, or a habitational name from a place so named, notably Bradway in South Yorkshire. See also Broadway.

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

Similar surnames: Broadway, Radway, Bradney, Bradley, Bradham, Rodway, Broady, Badley

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Bradway Family Origin

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Bradway Family Occupations

What did your Bradway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradway. A less common occupation for the Bradway family was Laborer. The most common Bradway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bradway's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Bradway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Bradway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bradway 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Bradway. 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 Bradway. For the veterans among your Bradway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bradway Life Expectancy

What is the average Bradway lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bradway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bradway in 1949 was 62, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bradway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bradway 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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