Broadstone Family History

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Broadstone Name Meaning

Possibly English, a variant of Bradstone, which is probably a topographic name from Old English brad ‘broad’ + stan ‘stone’. Alternatively, it may be a translation of a name with similar meaning from some other language, for example the German habitational name Breitenstein, from any of various places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Broadstreet, Goldstone, Blackstone, Royston, Broxton, Bradstreet

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Broadstone Family Origin

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Broadstone Family Occupations

What did your Broadstone ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Broadstone family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Cupalo Tender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadstone. The most common Broadstone occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Broadstone's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Cupalo Tender

  • Day Laborer


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

Broadstone Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Broadstone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broadstone 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Broadstone. 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 368 military records available for the last name Broadstone. For the veterans among your Broadstone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broadstone Life Expectancy

What is the average Broadstone lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Broadstone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Broadstone in 1958 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broadstone 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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