Broaddus Family History
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Broaddus Name Meaning
probably a variant (reflecting a local pronunciation) of the English topographic name Broadhouse, from Old English brad ‘broad’, ‘extensive’ + hus ‘house’. alternatively, perhaps, a habitational name from Broadwas in Worcestershire, which is named with Old English brad + an unattested element wæsse ‘alluvial land’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press