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Broadwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, and Warwickshire named Broadwell, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Bradwell, Bramwell, Rodwell, Bromwell, Bridwell, Broadway, Brockwell

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Broadwell Family Origin

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Broadwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Brick Maker

    33%

In 1881, Farmer and Brick Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Broadwell. The most common Broadwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Broadwell's were Farmers.

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Broadwell Historical Records

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Broadwell Life Expectancy

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