Bradwell Family History

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Bradwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Bradwell, of which there are examples in Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Essex, Somerset, Suffolk, and elsewhere, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Broadwell, Bridwell, Bramwell, Bagwell, Bracewell, Banwell, Chadwell

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Bradwell Family Origin

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Bradwell Family Occupations

What did your Bradwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bradwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Bradwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bradwell family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradwell.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Bradwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Bradwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bradwell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bradwell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bradwell. For the veterans among your Bradwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bradwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bradwell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bradwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Bradwell in 1957 was 71, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bradwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bradwell 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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