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Braddock Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a notable broad oak from Old English brād ‘broad’ + āc ‘oak’ or a habitational name from a minor place so named such as Broad Oak in Symondsbury (Dorset) Broadoak in Leigh and Broadoak in Kingsley (both Staffordshire) a lost Broodok in Macclesfield Hundred (Cheshire) and Broak Oak in Parr (Lancashire).

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


Similar surnames: Paddock, Haddock, Brandon, Baldock, Brock, Craddock, Reddick

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Where is the Braddock family from?

You can see how Braddock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Braddock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Braddock families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 14 Braddock families living in New Jersey. This was about 25% of all the recorded Braddock's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Braddock families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Braddock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Braddock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Braddock. 23% of Braddock men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Braddock women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Braddock were Clerk and Teacher. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Braddock. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Braddock. For the veterans among your Braddock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Braddock lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Braddock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Braddock in 1950 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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