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Brodie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Brodie Castle in Moray. The place name is probably from Gaelic brothach ‘muddy place’ rather than bruthach ‘steep place’.

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


Similar surnames: Bogie, Bodle, Bode, Bodin, Brody, Broadie, Bodi, Rodio, Broda, Rode

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Brodie Family Origin

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Brodie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brodie. A less common occupation for the Brodie family was Carpenter. The most common Brodie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Brodie's were Farmers.

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Brodie Historical Records

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Brodie Life Expectancy

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