Last name: BRODERICK

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BRODERICK : This last name is indexed 39,047 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BRODERICK : 1: Irish: Anglicized form adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó Bruadair ‘descendant of Bruadar’ from the Old Norse personal name Bróthir.2: English (northern): habitational name from an unidentified place near Reeth in upper Swaledale (North Yorkshire) perhaps named from Middle English brad (Old English brād) ‘broad’ + northern Middle English rigg (Old English hrycg) ‘ridge of land’. Alternatively perhaps a nickname with the same etymology denoting someone with a broad back.

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