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

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  • Carpenter

    40%
  • Boarding House Keeper

    20%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Wood Carver

    20%

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

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Broadhead Historical Records

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Broadhead Life Expectancy

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