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Origins of the Brodwell surname

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About the Brodwells

We have a total number of 162 records for people with the last name Brodwell.

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Where do most Brodwells live?

In 1921, most Brodwells lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Brodwells

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We have 124 records for the Brodwell surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Brodwells most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Brodwell first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Brodwells

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Brodwells in 1921
Cotton Weaver


Cotton Operative


Silk Maker Up






Common Male occupations for Brodwells in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Gent Servt


Leather Currier




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