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Bradbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places so called, in several counties, all first recorded fairly late. The etymology is generally Old English brad ‘broad’ + burh ‘fort’ (see Bury), but Bradbury in County Durham is recorded in Old English as Brydbyrig, the first element probably being Old English bred ‘board’. This is probably also the first element in Bradbury, Cheshire.

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

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Bradbury Family Origin

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Bradbury Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    2%
  • Machinist

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradbury. The most common Bradbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Bradbury's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bradbury family was Machinist.

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Bradbury Life Expectancy

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