Broadwater Family History

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Broadwater Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Sussex named Broadwater, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + wæter ‘water’, ‘river’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

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Broadwater Family Origin

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Broadwater Family Occupations

What did your Broadwater ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Oysterman

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broadwater. A less common occupation for the Broadwater family was Oysterman. The most common Broadwater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Broadwater's were Farmers.

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Broadwater Historical Records

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Broadwater Life Expectancy

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