Broadfoot Family History

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Broadfoot Name Meaning

Scottish (also Braidfoot): from Old English brad ‘broad’ + fot ‘foot’, probably a descriptive nickname but in some cases possibly a topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a mountain.

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

Similar surnames: Crofoot, Proudfoot, Broaden, Broadstone, Broadhead, Broaddus

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Broadfoot Family Origin

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Broadfoot Family Occupations

What did your Broadfoot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Lawyer and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadfoot. The most common Broadfoot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Broadfoot's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broadfoot family was Book Salesman.

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  • Farmer

  • Lawyer

  • Banker

  • Book Salesman


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

Broadfoot Historical Records

What Broadfoot family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Broadfoot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broadfoot 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Broadfoot. 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 Broadfoot. For the veterans among your Broadfoot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broadfoot Life Expectancy

What is the average Broadfoot lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Broadfoot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Broadfoot in 1960 was 59, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broadfoot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broadfoot 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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