Broadstreet Family History

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Broadstreet Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English brad ‘broad’ + str?t ‘(Roman) road’, or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places so named. This spelling of the surname is no longer found in the British Isles, although an older form, Bradstreet, is still found.

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


Similar surnames: Bradstreet, Broadstone, Street, Broadhurst, Stonestreet, Broadbent

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Broadstreet Family Origin

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Broadstreet Family Occupations

What did your Broadstreet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadstreet. A less common occupation for the Broadstreet family was Huckster. The most common Broadstreet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Broadstreet's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Huckster

    4%

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

Broadstreet Historical Records

What Broadstreet family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Broadstreet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Broadstreet 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Broadstreet. 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 Broadstreet. For the veterans among your Broadstreet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Broadstreet Life Expectancy

What is the average Broadstreet lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Broadstreet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Broadstreet in 1963 was 84, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broadstreet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broadstreet 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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