Broomfield Family History

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Broomfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places named with Old English brom ‘broom’, ‘gorse’ + feld ‘open country’, for example Broomfield in Essex, Kent, and Somerset, or Bromfield in Cumberland and Shropshire.

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


Similar surnames: Brookfield, Bloomfield, Bradfield, Crossfield, Brayfield, Armfield

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Broomfield Family Origin

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Broomfield Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Broomfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Broomfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Broomfield family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broomfield.

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Broomfield Historical Records

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Broomfield Life Expectancy

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