Surnames/tags: Braddock Braddick Bradock
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BRADDOCK NAME STUDY
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and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days."
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This is a One Name Study to collect together in one place everything about the surname Braddock and its variants. The hope is that other researchers like you will join our study to help make it a valuable reference point for people studying lines that cross or intersect. Please contact the project leader (Campbell Braddock), add categories to your profiles, add your questions to the bulletin board, add details of your name research, etc.
Also, See: Braddock List
The Braddock Surname is 54,389th most common surname in the world, with approximately 8,644 people who bear the name. The Braddock surname is most prevalent in the United States and the highest density is in New Zealand.
The ultimate purpose of this Name Study is to connect all Braddock families together, but this is nearly impossible to connect all Braddock's together, however, this name study helped connect two big Braddock families together in the United States.
What You Can Do
- Work cooperatively together with other Braddock profile managers to create the best Braddock tree possible.
- Add the category for Braddock Name Study to profiles using a location to better organise and identify family lines. See the ONS FAQ page for instructions.
- Search out original rather than derivative documentation and add sources to Braddock profiles.
- Write comprehensive, well-sourced biographies for Braddock profiles.
- Check for duplicates and request merges.
- If you are a male with the Braddock surname or a variant and haven't already, please consider testing your yDNA through the Braddock Family Tree DNA Project so that we can all have a better understanding of our heritage and possibly make new discoveries.
- Do you have a Braddock profile you are especially proud of? Let Campbell know and we will feature it on this page.
This surname is derived from a geographical locality. 'of the broad-oak,' from residence thereby; compare Ash, Birch, Sc. A Lancashire-Yorkshire surname (v. Brideoake). Ralph Brideoake of Manchester (1613-78) became Bishop of Chichester. He was also known as Briddock, v. Dictionary of National Biography vi. 313. (a) Local, 'of Braddock,' a parish in Cornwall; but I do not find any representatives.
1575. William Braddock, Corpus Christi Coll.': Register of the University of Oxford.
1584. Thomas Braddock: ibid.
1695-6. William Hill and Frances Bradick: Marriage Lic. (London).
1751. Married — James Braddock and Mary Moss: St. George's Chapel, Mayfair.
A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames, written: 1872-1896 by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley P.146a Download PDF (52.3MB)
The Braddock Coat of arms hereby Illustrated is Officially documented in Burke's General Armory, The original Description of the arms (Shield) is as follows:
"SA, A bend engr. Ar. In the Sinister Chief an Engle Displ, or."
When translated the blazon also describes the original colours of the Braddock Arms as:
"Black; A silver diagonal engrailed bend; in the upper third at left, a gold eagle, wings spread."....Burke's General Armory"
Meaning; The spelling of Braddock is from Old English: brād, meaning broad, and āc, meaning oak.
Similar Names; Top Similar Names compared to the surname BRADDOCK, Braddick, Briddock, Braddeck, Broddock and Barddock
Braddock Brick Walls
- John N Braddock was born about 1809 in Connecticut, United States, He married Sarah Fuller in 1831, not much is known about him.
- Thomas Braddock was born in 1836 and died in 1920 in Queensland, Australia, Oldest Known Ancestor of Clan 2
- John Bradock (Braddock) was born around 1774 in England, he married Henrietta Bridget Thompson in 1798. Oldest Known Ancestor of Clan 3
Braddock's on WikiTree are sorted in clans (Groups), these clans only have people who were born with the Braddock Surname or its variants
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Braddock Reference and Research
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|Braddock Surname on Wikipedia|
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|Flag||Ranking||Country||Incidence||Frequency||Rank in Nation|
|1||United States||6,120||1: 52,332||6,338|
|4||New Zealand||310||1: 14,667||2,424|
Surname distribution statistics are generated from a global sample of 1.6 billion people. Information From; http://forebears.io/surnames/braddock
|Edward Braddock||1695-1755||Scottish solder, Commander-in-chief during at the start of the French and Indian War|
|James Braddock |
(Needs WikiTree Profile)
|1854-?||He was an English cricketer who played for Lancashire in one match in 1873 _ Wikipedia|
|Elizabeth Margaret "Bessie" Braddock (née Bamber) |
(Needs WikiTree Profile)
|1899-1970||British Labour Party politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Liverpool Exchange division from 1945 to 1970|
|James Braddock||1905-1974||American boxer who was the world heavyweight champion from 1935 to 1937|
|Russell Braddock||1956-2016||New Zealand mountaineer who died in a 600-metre-long avalanche when climbing the Mont Blanc du Tacu in France on 20 June 2016|
|Robert Valentine "Bobby" Braddock|
(Needs WikiTree Profile)
|1940||American Country songwritter, member of the Nashville Songwritters Hall of Fame.|
|Graham Braddock||1940s||Graham is a New Zealand Artist, and Art teacher, with American art sales and gallery founder.|
|Jim Braddock |
(Needs WikiTree Profile)
|1960s||American North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball player, recipient of the McDonald's All-American Trophy|
Fictional Characters and Locations
Fictional characters and locations are very important when researching a surname expressly if the name is not common like the Braddock surname, it is not known why the directors and writers chose a name like Braddock for their character but it would be great to know.
|Photo||Character Name||First appearance||Publisher/Director||Description|
|Matt Braddock||1952||D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd||fictional World War II bomber pilot who first appeared in prose adventures the story paper The Rover|
|Benjamin Braddock (Played by Dustin Hoffman)||1967||Mike Nichols||Ben Braddock is a fictional charactor from the film named The Graduate, Ben is 21-year-old and a recent college graduate with no well-defined aim in life.|
|James "Jamie" Braddock, Jr.||1976||Marvel Comics||Jamie is a fictional superheroine appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men|
|Elizabeth "Betsy" Braddock||1976||Marvel Comics||Psylocke (Elizabeth "Betsy" Braddock) is a fictional superheroine appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men|
|Colonel James Braddock (Played by Chuck Norris)||1984||Joseph Zito||fictional US military officer in Missing in Action (film) series.|
|Annie Braddock (Played by Scarlett Johansson)||2007||Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini||Annie Braddock is a fictional 21-year-old character from the film The Nanny Diaries, which was released on August 24, 2007|
|Photo||Location Name||First appearance||Publisher||Description|
|Braddock Steele||2002||Artix Entertainment LLC||Braddock Steele is a fictional suburb of Soluna City in the online game BattleOn!|
|Braddock Pass||2013||Rockstar Games, Take-Two Interactive||Braddock Pass is a small fictional valley located in Blaine County, San Andreas, appearing in one of the biggest video games Grand Theft Auto V|
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