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Broaden Name Meaning

Perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived in a broad valley, Old English brad ‘broad’ + denu ‘valley’. Alternatively, perhaps, an altered spelling of Irish Braden.

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

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Broaden Family Origin

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Broaden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laundress

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broaden. The most common Broaden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Broaden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broaden family was Laundress.

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Broaden Life Expectancy

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