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Broden Name Meaning

Swedish (Brodén): ornamental name or topographic name, probably composed of the elements bro ‘bridge’ + the adjectival suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Brodin, Roden, Boden, Breden, Loden, Moden, Floden, Bryden, Braden

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Broden Family Origin

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Broden Family Occupations

What did your Broden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Broden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Broden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Iron Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broden. A less common occupation for the Broden family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Iron Moulder

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Broden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Broden Life Expectancy

What is the average Broden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Broden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Broden in 1952 was 68, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broden 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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