Broadhead Family History

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Broadhead Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a broad headland, i.e. a spur of a mountain, from Middle English brode ‘broad’ + heved ‘head’. Americanized form of German Breithaupt or any of the cognates in other languages.

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


Similar surnames: Redhead, Broaden, Broadway, Broadfoot, Broadwell, Woodhead, Broadbent

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Broadhead Family Origin

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Broadhead Family Occupations

What did your Broadhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter, Boarding House Keeper and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadhead. The most common Broadhead occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 40% of Broadhead's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Broadhead family was Wood Carver.

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  • Carpenter

    40%
  • Boarding House Keeper

    20%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Wood Carver

    20%

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

Broadhead Historical Records

What Broadhead family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Broadhead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broadhead 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 Broadhead. 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 Broadhead. For the veterans among your Broadhead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broadhead Life Expectancy

What is the average Broadhead lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Broadhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Broadhead in 1947 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broadhead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broadhead 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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