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Many variations of the name Broderick have evolved since the time of its initial creation. In Gaelic it appeared as O Bruadair, which is derived from Bruadar, a common Norse forename. It is unclear as to whether or not the family is of Norse origin. But it should be noted that many people named Bruader are recorded as having lived in Ireland prior to the onset of the Danish invasions, including an Irish prince of the Heremon line, from whom the family claims descent.

Broderick Early Origins



The surname Broderick was first found in Carlow (Irish: Cheatharlach) a small landlocked area located in the province of Leinster in the South East of Ireland, where they were descended from the Ryans, Lords of Idrone, more specifically from Bruader or Bruadaran an Irish Prince of the Heremon line. His name was derived from the Irish "bruadair" which means "a dream." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
O'Hart, John, Irish Pedigrees 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4)

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Broderick Spelling Variations


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Broderick Spelling Variations



The recording of names in Ireland during the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best. Since the general population did not know how to read or write, they could only specify how their names should be recorded orally. Research into the name Broderick revealed spelling variations, including Broderick, Brodrick, Brodrig, Brouderick and many more.

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Broderick Early History


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Broderick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broderick research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1660, 1627, 1711, 1692, 1693, 1695, 1699, 1654, 1730, 1692, 1693, 1703, 1713, 1656 and 1728 are included under the topic Early Broderick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Broderick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broderick Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Sir Thomas Brodrick, of Wandsworth; and his son, Sir St. John Brodrick, of Midleton (1627-1711), an Irish Member of Parliament for County Cork (1692-1693) and (1695-1699); and his son, Thomas...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broderick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Death and immigration greatly reduced Ireland's population in the 19th century. For the native Irish people poverty, hunger, and racial prejudice was common. Therefore, thousands left their homeland to seek opportunity in North Ameri ca. Those who survived the journey and the quarantine camps to which they arrived, were instrumental towards building the strong developing nations of the United States and the future Canada. By far, the largest influx of Irish settlers occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. These were employed as construction or factory workers. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has shown early immigrants bearing the name Broderick:

Broderick Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nich Broderick, who landed in Virginia in 1666

Broderick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Broderick, who arrived in New England in 1708

Broderick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Broderick, aged 20, landed in America in 1822
  • Edward, Henry, John, Joseph, Patrick Broderick all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860
  • Martin Broderick, who arrived in Mississippi in 1843
  • Mr. Broderick, aged 20, landed in Mobile, Ala in 1851
  • Briget Broderick, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Broderick Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Broderick, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1760
  • St. John Broderick, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1760

Broderick Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Broderick, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1836
  • James Broderick, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1842

Broderick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thady Broderick, aged 26, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Osceola"
  • William Broderick, aged 40, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Isle of Thanet"
  • Maria Broderick, aged 17, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Isle of Thanet"
  • Bridget Broderick, aged 29, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa"
  • Mary Broderick, aged 24, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Broderick Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Broderick arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blue Jacket" in 1865
  • Daniel Broderick, aged 38, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
  • Thomas Broderick, aged 25, a farmer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waitangi" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Broderick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Broderick (post 1700)



  • Matthew Broderick (b. 1962), American actor, best known for his role in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
  • Lorraine Broderick (b. 1948), American four-time Daytime Emmy Award winning soap opera writer
  • Helen Broderick (1891-1959), American actress who started as a chorus girl in Ziegfeld's "Follies of 1907", mother of Broderick Crawford
  • David C. Broderick (1820-1859), American senator and anti-slavery advocate
  • Carlfred Broderick (1932-1999), American psychologist and author
  • Beth Broderick (b. 1959), American actress and director
  • Joseph H. Broderick, American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 13th District, 1930; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944
  • Joseph V. Broderick, American politician, U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Rhode Island, 1941
  • Leonard Broderick, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1960
  • Marguerita M. Broderick, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Manchester 2nd Ward, 1938
  • ... (Another 33 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Broderick Historic Events


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Broderick Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. William Thomas  Broderick (1885-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: A cuspide corona
Motto Translation: By spear a crown.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ O'Hart, John, Irish Pedigrees 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4)

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  4. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  5. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  6. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  11. ...

The Broderick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broderick Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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