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Broughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places in all parts of England called Broughton. The first element is variously Old English broc ‘brook’, burh ‘fortress’, or beorg ‘hill’, ‘mound’; the second is in all cases Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Broughton Family Origin

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Broughton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Broughton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Broughton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broughton. A less common occupation for the Broughton family was Farm Laborer.

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Broughton Historical Records

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Broughton Life Expectancy

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