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Broadfoot Name Meaning

Scottish (also Braidfoot): from Old English brad ‘broad’ + fot ‘foot’, probably a descriptive nickname but in some cases possibly a topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a mountain.

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


Similar surnames: Crofoot, Proudfoot, Broaden, Broadstone, Broadhead, Broaddus

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Broadfoot Family Origin

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Broadfoot Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • School

    9%
  • Hunter & Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Broadfoot family was Labourer. The most common Broadfoot occupation in Canada was Farmer. 52% of Broadfoot's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Hunter & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadfoot.

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Broadfoot Historical Records

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Broadfoot Life Expectancy

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