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Broady History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Irish , Scottish


Broady is a name whose ancestors lived among the Picts, a tribe in ancient Scotland. The Broady family lived in the lands of Brodie, in the barony of Moray where the family at one time held territories. King Alexander III had granted their lands. Checking further we found the name was derived from the Gaelic word broth which means ditch.


Early Origins of the Broady family


The surname Broady was first found in Moray, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Broady family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broady research.
Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1311, 1386, 1466, 1550 and 1645 are included under the topic Early Broady History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Broady Spelling Variations


The appearance of the printing press and the first dictionaries in the last few hundred years did much to standardize spelling. Prior to that time scribes spelled according to sound, a practice that resulted in many spelling variations. Broady has been spelled Brodie, Brody, Brodey, Brodye, Broadie, Broffee, Broffy, Brophie, Brophey, Brothie, Brophy, Brodley, Brothy and many more.

Early Notables of the Broady family (pre 1700)


More information is included under the topic Early Broady Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Broady family to Ireland


Some of the Broady family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Broady family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Broady Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • J. Broady, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Empire" in 1880

Contemporary Notables of the name Broady (post 1700)


  • Will Broady, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jefferson H. Broady, American politician, Delegate to Nebraska State Constitutional Convention, 1875; District Judge in Nebraska 1st District, 1884-92 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Louis Broady Nunn (1924-2004), American Republican politician, State Court Judge in Kentucky, 1953; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1960 (alternate), 1972; Governor of Kentucky, 1967-71Candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1972 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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