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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

What did your Broomfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. The most common Broomfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Broomfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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.

Broomfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Broomfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Broomfield lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Broomfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Broomfield in 1951 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Broomfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Broomfield 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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