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Brodhead Family History

Brodhead Name Meaning

English: variant of Broadhead .

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


Similar surnames: Broadhead, Birckhead, Birkhead, Brodnax, Rhead, Burkhead, Reidhead

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Where is the Brodhead family from?

You can see how Brodhead families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brodhead family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Brodhead families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 18 Brodhead families living in Lancashire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Brodhead's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Brodhead families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Brodhead surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Brodhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Domestic Servant Paid was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Brodhead. 50% of Brodhead women worked as a Domestic Servant Paid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Domestic Servant Paid
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Brodhead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brodhead census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 817 immigration records available for the last name Brodhead. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Brodhead. For the veterans among your Brodhead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brodhead lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brodhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Brodhead in 1956 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

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