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Bradner Name Meaning

English (mainly Somerset): habitational name from Bradnor in Herefordshire, so named with Old English brad ‘broad’ (dative -an) + ora ‘hill slope’. Possibly an altered spelling of the South German surname Brettner, an occupational name for someone who cut shingles or boards, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bret ‘board’, or in some cases perhaps a habitational name for someone from Bretten in Baden.

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


Similar surnames: Bradney, Radner, Brader, Radney, Trainer, Brager, Brauner, Rader

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Bradner Family Origin

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Bradner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Physician

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bradner family was Keeping House. The most common Bradner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Bradner's were Farmers. Farmer, Physician and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradner.

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