Bradby Family History

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Bradby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified or lost place; perhaps a reduced form of Bradbury.

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

Similar surnames: Brisby, Braddy, Bradbury, Raby, Broady, Bradway, Brumby, Granby

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Bradby Family Origin

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Bradby Family Occupations

What did your Bradby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradby. A less common occupation for the Bradby family was R. R. Foreman. The most common Bradby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Bradby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • House Carpenter

  • R. R. Foreman


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

Bradby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bradby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bradby 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 254 immigration records available for the last name Bradby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 418 military records available for the last name Bradby. For the veterans among your Bradby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bradby Life Expectancy

What is the average Bradby lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bradby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Bradby in 1963 was 88, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bradby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bradby 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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