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Broadbent Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from a minor place in Lancashire, near Oldham, named Broadbent, from Old English brad ‘broad’ (see Broad) + beonet ‘bent grass’.

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


Similar surnames: Broaden, Broady, Broadwell, Broadstreet, Bradney, Bradwell, Bradner

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Broadbent Family Origin

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Broadbent Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Brass Finisher

    3%
  • Builder

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Broadbent family was Builder. Farmer, Laborer and Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadbent. The most common Broadbent occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Broadbent's were Farmers.

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Broadbent Life Expectancy

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