Last name: BROADBENT

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BROADBENT : This last name is indexed 65,763 times on Geneanet!

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BROADBENT : 1: English (northern): habitational name from a minor place in Lancashire near Oldham named Broadbent from Old English brād ‘broad’ (see Broad) + beonet ‘bent grass’.2: English: occasionally a variant of B roadbelt from Middle English brod brad ‘wide broad’ + belt ‘belt girdle’ used for a stout man i.e. someone who wore a ‘broad belt’.

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